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Dr. Samuel Brown Founder, Lexington Medical Society

  • Studied under the private tutelage of Dr. Benjamin Rush of Philadelphia, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and the most renowned American Physician of the time.He studied, along with Ephraim McDowell, at the University of Edinburgh Medical School in 1793.
  • Received his medical degree at University of Aberdeen.
  • Dr. Brown was the first professor of medicine west of the Alleghenies at Transylvania College.

Mayo, W. Porter, Medicine in the Athens of the West, Princeton, McClanahan Publishing House, 1999, Print, page 30