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Silas Weir Mitchell - (\(1829\)-\(1914\)) was born in Philadelphia. He was a neurologist by profession. He was regarded as one of the most famous physicians of his day and a prolific writer of scientific and literary writings. He earned his M.D in \(1850\) after studying at the University of Pennsylvania. He is regarded as the father of neurology and a pioneer in scientific medicine. He wrote over \(25\) literary works, and his medical expertise and background allowed him to write historical fiction with a strong psychological foundation. Several universities in the United States and overseas bestowed honorary degrees on him. The American Academy of Neurology award for young researchers is named after him.
 
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Silas Weir Mitchell
 
Some of his works are,
  • War Time (\(1882\))
  • Roland Blake (\(1886\))
  • Hugh Wynne (\(1896\))
  • Dr. North and his Friends (\(1900\))
  • Circumstance (\(1901\))
  • Constance Trescott (\(1905\))
  • Westways (\(1913\))
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