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Bust details: Bronze bust dated 1900; commissioned. Plaque reads: Josepho Odoardo Galeae in maximo athenaeo patris doctori decvriale medicinae tradendae XII viro ad cognoscendum referendumque de Publica ivvenum institutione curatori clinico in primori utroque valetudinario aegrotis captisque mente sanandis collegium medicorum melitensium govlitanorumove cum Pharmacopolis collagee magistro seniori benemerenti amoris et grati animi documentum mense januario anno MDCCCC

Guiseppe Odoardo Galea

Professor of Medicine

Career: Held clinical appointments at the general hospital; appointed Visiting Physician to Lunatic Asylum 1863-1902. Professor of Medicine, Physiology, Pathology and Hygiene at the University of Malta 1856-1902. Achievements:  His contribution towards the progress of medicine among the Maltese medical community promoted his colleagues to commission a bronze bust in 1900, presently held at the Malta Medical School. 
References:  C. Savona-Ventura: Mental Disease in Malta. ASMMH, Malta, 2004, p.2.


 
   
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