Mascare Souville, 1924; Text on
portrait reads: MELITENSIS PRIMUS "LEGIONS HONORIS" CRUCE
CONDECORATUS-INTER EQUITES CORONAEITALIAE, ADLETUS-PUBLICAE GALLIAE
INSTRUCTIONIS "OFFICIALIS-SALUTAUN AERTEM IN MELITENSI ATHENAEO
DOCUIT-IBIQUE IN QUINQUE MEDICINAE DISCIPLINIS QUAESITOR-MORBI
"ENCEFALITIS LETARGICA" NUNCUPATI NATURAM ANNO 1920
INVENDIT-ECUSDEMQUE SPECIMEN EULGAVIT 1922
1863; died: 10/08/1932. Education: University
postgraduate studies in midwifery in the Rotunda Hospital of Dublin,
1893]. Career: Government Health
Service - visiting physician at the Central
and the Infectious
accoucher and gynaecologist at the Civil
Member of the
Lunatic Asylum Board and the Prison Visitor's Board; district medical
sanitary officer. Achievements:
during his stay in Dublin published a case report and discussion
entitled Acute Yellow Atrophy of the Liver in
Pregnancy; was the first practitioner to use the rock-oil treatment
Malta and introduced the use of anti-toxin treatment of diphtheria in
; referred young children bitten by rabid dogs for treatment by
Pasteur in Paris; during World War I appointed physician to French Navy
awarded Legion d'Honneur.
Macmillan [ed.]: Biographical Notes – Malta. Malta and Gibraltar
and Descriptive, Commercial and Industrial, Facts, Figures and Resources.
1915, p.395; C.
Savona-Ventura: Portelli Carbone, Alphonse. Maltese
biographies of the twentieth century [eds. M.J. Schiavone; L.J.
Portraits at the Medical
Medical Journal, 1998, X:p.5. The
Chronicle and Garrison Gazette,