Edward Hicks Hume (1876-1957)
Edward Hicks Hume (1876-1957). Born in India. After graduating from Hopkins, he went to Liverpool and spent a year studying Tropical Medicine. From 1903-1905 he was in Bombay as an Acting Assistant Surgeon in the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service. He was really there to monitor the Plague outbreak that had started in 1896. He studied with Haffkine, who developed the first effective plague vaccine. In 1905, he joined the Yale Mission in China. In 1906, he founded the Yale Hospital in Changsha, Hunan, China. He founded the Hunan-Yale Medical College in 1914 and was Dean from 1914-27. He served as President of the Colleges of Yale-in-China from 1923-27. He returned to the US in 1927. he served as Executive VP and Trustee of the NY Post-Graduate Medical School and Hospital from 1928-1933.
Hume E. Medicine in China, old and new. Annals of Medical History.1930;272-80.
Hume E. The chinese way in medicine. Baltimore;1940:165-7.
Hume E. Some foudations on chinese medicine. Chinese Medical Journal.1942;61:291-298.
Hume E. Doctors east, doctors west. New York; 1946.