James Joseph Walsh

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James Joseph Walsh, M.D., LL.D., Litt.D., Sc.D. (1865–1942) was an American
United States
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 physician and author, born in New York City. He graduated from Fordham College
Fordham University
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 in 1884 (Ph. D., 1892) and from the University of Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania
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 (M.D.) in 1895. After postgraduate work in Paris, Vienna and Berlin he settled in New York.

In addition to contributing to the New International Encyclopedia
New International Encyclopedia
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and to medical and other journals, he also published a variety of popular works.

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