Tallahassee in Leon County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
Father of Medicine
Year: Completed 2006
Commissioned in 2005 with funds provided by
Florida’s Art in State Building Program
Erected 2006 by Florida's Art in State Building Program.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 2006.
Location. 30° 26.718′ N, 84° 18.31′ W. Marker is in Tallahassee, Florida, in Leon County. Marker can be reached from West Call Street east of Stadium Drive, on the right when traveling east. Marker is mounted beneath the Hippocrates terrazzo mural on the north side of the Florida State University Medical School Research Building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1115 West Call Street, Tallahassee FL 32304, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elizabeth Blackwell (a few steps from this marker); Dr. John Gorrie (a few steps from this marker); Paul Adrien Maurice DiracRobert Sanderson Mulliken (within shouting distance of this marker); Konrad Emil Bloch (within shouting distance of this marker); John Robert Schrieffer (within shouting distance of this marker); James M. Buchanan (within shouting distance of this marker); Sir Harold W. Kroto (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tallahassee.
Also see . . . Hippocrates (Wikipedia). Hippocrates of Kos was a Greek physician of the Age of Pericles (Classical Greece), who is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is traditionally referred to as the "Father of Medicine" in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field, such as the use of prognosis and clinical observation and the systematic categorization of diseases. The Hippocratic school of medicine revolutionized ancient Greek medicine, establishing it as a discipline distinct from other fields with which it had traditionally been associated, thus establishing medicine as a profession. (Submitted on May 24, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.