Leonard Rogers KCSI FRCP FRS (1868–1962) and the founding of the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine

  title={Leonard Rogers KCSI FRCP FRS (1868–1962) and the founding of the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine},
  author={Gordon C. Cook},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society},
  pages={171 - 181}
  • G. Cook
  • Published 22 May 2006
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society
Sir Leonard Rogers made enormous research contributions to ‘medicine in the tropics’, especially in Bengal where the spectrum of disease was already well delineated. He also did much to enhance the formal discipline of tropical medicine. But perhaps his most lasting memorial lies in the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine—that occupied a decade of politicking and stress—which survives to this day and is a timely reminder of a past era in India. It is not widely appreciated, however, that the… 

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