Ronald Ross

  • sir

    ronald ross

    kcb kcmg frs frcs
    ronald ross.jpg
    born(1857-05-13)13 may 1857
    almora, north-western provinces, british india
    died16 september 1932(1932-09-16) (aged 75)
    london, uk
    resting placeputney vale cemetery
    51°26′18″n 0°14′23″w / 51°26′18″n 0°14′23″w / 51.438408; -0.239821
    nationalitybritish
    alma materst bartholomew's hospital medical college
    society of apothecaries
    known fordiscovering that the malaria parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes
    spouse(s)
    rosa bessie bloxam (m. 1889)
    awards
    • frs (1901)[1]
    • nobel prize in physiology or medicine (1902)
    • albert medal (1923)
    • manson medal (1929)
    scientific career
    fieldsmedicine
    institutionspresidency general hospital, calcutta
    liverpool school of tropical medicine
    king's college hospital
    british war office
    ministry of pensions and national insurance
    ross institute and hospital for tropical diseases
    author abbrev. (zoology)ross

    sir ronald ross kcb kcmg frs frcs[1][2] (13 may 1857 – 16 september 1932) was a british medical doctor who received the nobel prize for physiology or medicine in 1902 for his work on the transmission of malaria, becoming the first british nobel laureate, and the first born outside europe. his discovery of the malarial parasite in the gastrointestinal tract of a mosquito in 1897 proved that malaria was transmitted by mosquitoes, and laid the foundation for the method of combating the disease. he was a polymath, writing a number of poems, published several novels, and composed songs. he was also an amateur artist and natural mathematician. he worked in the indian medical service for 25 years. it was during his service that he made the groundbreaking medical discovery. after resigning from his service in india, he joined the faculty of liverpool school of tropical medicine, and continued as professor and chairman of tropical medicine of the institute for 10 years. in 1926 he became director-in-chief of the ross institute and hospital for tropical diseases, which was established in honour of his works. he remained there until his death.[3][4]

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Ronald Ross

Ronald Ross.jpg
Born(1857-05-13)13 May 1857
Died16 September 1932(1932-09-16) (aged 75)
London, UK
Resting placePutney Vale Cemetery
51°26′18″N 0°14′23″W / 51°26′18″N 0°14′23″W / 51.438408; -0.239821
NationalityBritish
Alma materSt Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College
Society of Apothecaries
Known forDiscovering that the malaria parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes
Spouse(s)
Rosa Bessie Bloxam (m. 1889)
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsMedicine
InstitutionsPresidency General Hospital, Calcutta
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
King's College Hospital
British War Office
Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance
Ross Institute and Hospital for Tropical Diseases
Author abbrev. (zoology)Ross

Sir Ronald Ross KCB KCMG FRS FRCS[1][2] (13 May 1857 – 16 September 1932) was a British medical doctor who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1902 for his work on the transmission of malaria, becoming the first British Nobel laureate, and the first born outside Europe. His discovery of the malarial parasite in the gastrointestinal tract of a mosquito in 1897 proved that malaria was transmitted by mosquitoes, and laid the foundation for the method of combating the disease. He was a polymath, writing a number of poems, published several novels, and composed songs. He was also an amateur artist and natural mathematician. He worked in the Indian Medical Service for 25 years. It was during his service that he made the groundbreaking medical discovery. After resigning from his service in India, he joined the faculty of Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and continued as Professor and Chairman of Tropical Medicine of the institute for 10 years. In 1926 he became Director-in-Chief of the Ross Institute and Hospital for Tropical Diseases, which was established in honour of his works. He remained there until his death.[3][4]

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