Duncan Eve, Jr. Biographical File

Summary Information

Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Duncan Eve, Jr. Biographical File
Date
1963 - 1963
Extent
0.0 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes biographical articles and an obituary.

Preferred Citation

Eve, Duncan, Jr. (1880-1963). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Duncan Eve Jr. was born in Nashville, Tennessee. He attended Vanderbilt University and graduated with the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1904. He entered into surgical practice with his father, the renowned Dr. Duncan Eve, Sr., and later succeeded him as chief surgeon for the Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis railroad and as district surgeon for the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Eve, Jr. made many contributions toward the management of railroad injuries, particularly complex fracture problems. In fact, one of his most outstanding contributions was a book on the treatment of fractures, published in 1947.

Eve also held appointments as Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical School and as instructor for the resident surgical staff at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He passed away in 1963.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Orthopedics
  • Surgery
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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