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A talk will be given on The Life of Medical Pioneer William Beaumont at 2:30 pm, July 20th, in The Grand Room at Meadowbrook Healthcare.The Clinton County Historical Association welcomes the public to the  presentation on the life of Clinton County’s medical pioneer by Dr. Paolo Fedi, at Meadowbrook Healthcare, 154 Prospect Ave, Plattsburgh.

Dr. Beaumont’s story is one of legend, and his legacy is shared throughout the United States with hospitals and awards bearing his name. He was declared by SUNY Plattsburgh, during their dedication of the Beaumont Building, to be one of the greatest physicians in world medical history for his study of the human digestive process.

Dr. Fedi, also a gastroenterologist, will tell the story of Beaumont’s struggles and successes which earned Beaumont his acclaim and provide insights into the unusual methods by which Beaumont added to scientific knowledge. Beaumont married, taught school, buried a son, aided our 1814 soldiers, practiced medicine, and published his medical classic “Experiment and Observations on the Gastric Juice and the Psychology of Digestion “, all in Clinton County.

For more information call 518-561-0340 or email director@clintoncountyhistorical.org.