Henry Duncan Littlejohn ~ Professor of Medical Jurisprudence

Born in Edinburgh in 1826, Henry Duncan Littlejohn was educated at Perth Academy. He taught for 42 years at the School of Medicine of the Royal College of Surgeons in the field of medical jurisprudence and public health. In 1897 he was made Professor of Medical Jurisprudence at the University […]

William Henderson ~ Medical Doctor

Dr. William Henderson MD – Born 25th January 1784 at Kinclaven, William Henderson was physician based in Perth who gained some minor fame as a medical pioneer and inventor of a stomach elixir. William Henderson attended the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) from 1806 to 1809 and then the University […]

Thomas Maclagan ~ Medical Pioneer

Thomas Maclagan (1838–1903) was a doctor and pharmacologist from Scone. He was medical superintendent at Dundee Royal Infirmary from 1864 to 1866. During this time he had to cope with a major fever epidemic, leading him to pioneer the clinical use of thermometers. His most important work, however, was the […]