Weld, Charles Beecher

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Weld, Charles Beecher

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Charles Beecher Weld was physician, researcher and professor of medicine at Dalhousie University. He was born in Vancouver in 1899 and educated at the University of British Columbia (BA, MA) and the University of Toronto (MD). He served overseas in the Canadian Armed Forces during World War One and in 1936 he joined Dalhousie's Faculty of Medicine as a professor of physiology, a position he held until 1965. He continued to teach in other capacities at Dalhousie until 1969 and was awarded an honorary degree in 1970. Dr. Weld published over ninety-five papers, was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and was active in community organizations and professional associations. He died in 1991.


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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine. Department of Physiology and Biophysics. (1958-)

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C. Beecher Weld was the first recognized Head of the Physiology Department in the Dalhousie Calendars.

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