Alfred Jean Fournier (1832-1914) was a French Dermatovereologist specialising in congenital syphillis, stressing the importance of syphilis as a cause of degenerative diseases and parasyphilitic conditions.
I really like the tropical tales ("parasites and people") of the late Dr Robert S. Desowitz, who was Professor of Tropical Medicine at the University of Hawaii and worked with the World Health Organization.
Biography Born 15 January 1678, Montpellier 1695 – Maistre-chirurgien et barbier de Montpellier Surgeon at the l’Hôtel-Dieu Saint-Eloi in Montpellier 1704 – 1714 – surgeon-major at the Hôpital de la Charité 1731 – Founded de l’Académie Royale de Chirurgie. President…
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