Frank Chambliss Johnson

Frank Chambliss Johnson

Frank Chambliss Johnson (1894 – 1934) was an American pediatrician

Along with Albert Mason Stevens (1884 – 1945), is eponymously affiliated with Stevens-Johnson syndrome

Amateur botanist died tragically aged 40 falling from a cliff whilst collecting plant specimens

  • Born 1894
  • 1916 – Graduated Rutgers College
  • 1920 – Graduated MD, Columbia University Physicians and Surgeons
  • Died Jan 1, 1934 in a quarry fall whilst studying geological formations and plant life

Medical Eponyms
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (1922)

Generalized eruption, continued fever, inflamed buccal mucosa, and purulent conjunctivitis.

Major Publications


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the person behind the name

Emergency physician MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM with a passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and informatics. Asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | vocortex |

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