Sunday, September 22, 2013

Gerlach, Johann Gerhard Heinrich (1884-91+)

updated August 27, 2013

Prussian State License 1868. Hong Kong nlt.1884. Registered to practice Hong Kong May 3, 1884. Private Practitioner. HKCMC, Founding Committee 1887; Lecturer in Materia Medica and Therapeutics 1887-91. Residence: #1 Alexandra Terrace 1884-89.

[Gerlach was one of the first nine doctors who registered as medical practitioners in Hong Kong immediately following the enactment of the "Medical Registration Ordinance, 1884" that required all doctors to be licensed before they could treat patients for monetary reward. The nine were: William Stanley Adams, Philip Bernard Chenery Ayres, Johann Gerhard Heinrich Gerlach, Antonio Simplieio Gomes, William M. Hartigan, John H. Lockhead, Patrick Manson, James Stockwell, and Richard Young.]


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