Robley Dunglison was a medical
educator and an author who was among the first faculty members of the University of Virginia. Born in England, he
studied medicine in London, Edinburgh, Paris, and Germany, but found himself bored
with general practice. In 1824 he accepted an offer to teach at the newly founded University of
Virginia, becoming the first professional full-time professor of medicine in
the United States. (Most professors also practiced medicine, but Dungli. . .
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