James Cantlie

Sir James Cantlie
Sir James Cantlie (17 January 1851 – 28 May 1926) was a Scottish physician.wikipedia
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Degeneration theory

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He was also influential in the study of tropical diseases and in the debates concerning degeneration theory.
These contributions from the public health perspective were discussed by the Scottish physician Sir James Cantlie in his influential 1885 lecture Degeneration Amongst Londoners.

Sun Yat-sen

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One of his first pupils at the College was the future Chinese leader Sun Yat-sen.
He was released after 12 days through the efforts of James Cantlie, The Globe, The Times, and the Foreign Office; leaving Sun a hero in Britain.

University of Aberdeen

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Cantlie was born in Banffshire and took his first degree at Aberdeen University, carrying out his clinical training at Charing Cross Hospital, London.
Another Aberdeen graduate, James Cantlie, published Shepherd's lecture notes as "first aid to the injured" following Shepherd's death in the Battle of Isandlwana in 1879.

Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese

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While in the colony, he co-founded the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese, which later grew into the University of Hong Kong.
Ho Kai, James Cantlie, Patrick Manson and G. P. Jordan were the founding professionals.

Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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He was a founder in 1907 of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, more commonly known by its acronym RSTMH, was founded in 1907 by Sir James Cantlie and George Carmichael Low.

John Cantlie

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He is the father of Lieutenant Colonel Kenneth Cantlie, as well as great grandfather of John Cantlie.
John Henry Cantlie is the great grandson of Sir James Cantlie, a doctor who co-founded the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese in 1887 (later the University of Hong Kong).

Cottered

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On his death he was buried in St John the Baptist church, Cottered, Herts.
Cottered also has a blue plaque to first president of the Republic of China Sun Yat-sen, who stayed at The Kennels, country home of James Cantlie.

Physician

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Sir James Cantlie (17 January 1851 – 28 May 1926) was a Scottish physician.

First aid

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He was a pioneer of first aid, which in 1875 was unknown: even the police had no knowledge of basic techniques such as how to stop serious bleeding and applying splints.

Banffshire

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Cantlie was born in Banffshire and took his first degree at Aberdeen University, carrying out his clinical training at Charing Cross Hospital, London.

Charing Cross Hospital

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Cantlie was born in Banffshire and took his first degree at Aberdeen University, carrying out his clinical training at Charing Cross Hospital, London. In 1877, Cantlie became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Assistant Surgeon to Charing Cross Hospital; in 1886 he became Surgeon at Charing Cross.

Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

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In 1877, Cantlie became a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and Assistant Surgeon to Charing Cross Hospital; in 1886 he became Surgeon at Charing Cross.

Hong Kong

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In 1888 he resigned to take up a position in Hong Kong.

Leprosy

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Cantlie's work in Hong Kong included investigations into leprosy and into various tropical diseases; in 1894 he encountered an outbreak of plague.

Tropical disease

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Cantlie's work in Hong Kong included investigations into leprosy and into various tropical diseases; in 1894 he encountered an outbreak of plague.

Plague (disease)

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Cantlie's work in Hong Kong included investigations into leprosy and into various tropical diseases; in 1894 he encountered an outbreak of plague.

Imperial Household Department

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Later that year, Dr. Sun visited him, and was kidnapped by the Imperial Chinese secret service.

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

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Cantlie was involved in the setting up of the Journal of Tropical Medicine in 1898, and the founding of the London School of Tropical Medicine in 1899.

World War I

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During the early years of the twentieth century, and particularly during the First World War (1914–1919), Cantlie's work centred on the provision and training of ambulance services.

Ambulance

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During the early years of the twentieth century, and particularly during the First World War (1914–1919), Cantlie's work centred on the provision and training of ambulance services.

Dictionary of National Biography

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Education in Hong Kong

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The London Missionary Society and Sir James Cantlie started the Hong Kong College of Medicine for Chinese in 1887 (although, the 'for Chinese' was later dropped from the name).

Peter Shepherd (British Army officer)

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Dr (later Lieutenant General Sir) James Cantlie, another graduate of Aberdeen University, later published Shepherd’s lesson notes from that course as "First Aid To The Injured".

Cantlie line

Cantlie's line
It was first described by Scottish surgeon James Cantlie in 1887 when he noticed a difference in the amount of atrophy on both sides of this line of the liver while performing an autopsy.