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Revista chilena de infectología

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LAVAL, Enrique  and  DUARTE, Ignacio. Medical education in the Chilean colonial period during 18th century: Professor Domingo Nevin and his disciple Pedro Manuel Chaparro. Rev. chil. infectol. [online]. 2016, vol.33, n.5, pp.565-569. ISSN 0716-1018.

This article outlines the beginning of the medical studies at the Universidad de San Felipe de Santiago de Chile on the second half of the 18th century. Dr Domingo Nevin was the first professor of Prima Medicina and Proto-medico. Dr. Pedro Manuel Chaparro was the first Chilean student who complete his studies and got his degree at the same university. Both of them had remarkable achievements during the colonial Chilean Medicine.

Keywords : University; medicine; smallpox; variolization; vaccine; tuberculosis.

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