Prague, Hlavní město Praha, Czech Republic — Capital City Region
Translated, the marker reads:
Dr. Josef Charvát
founder of Czech Endocrinology.
Location. 50° 4.822′ N, 14° 24.876′ E. Marker is in Prague, Hlavní město Praha. Marker is on Ostrovni west of Divadelní, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker location is just around the corner from the National Theatre. Marker is at or near this postal address: Ostrovni 5, Prague, Hlavní město Praha 110 00, Czech Republic.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vojtěch Hynais (within shouting distance of this marker); T.R. Field Šumavansky (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Albert Schweitzer (about 240 meters away); Vojta Náprstek (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Novotny Footbridge (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Josef Mysliveček Johannes Kepler (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Church of St. Salvador (approx. 0.6 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Prague.
More about this marker. The marker is located just to the right of the building's entranceway.
Regarding Josef Charvát. From Analysis of the literary legacy of Professor Josef Charvát, by H. Vrbova, "...he was a broadly oriented internist and a classic of the Czech academic medicine. He is recognized as the founder of Czechoslovak endocrinology and one of the founders of behavioural medicine. He was interested in medical education and promotion of clinical science and research. He predicted the significance of biocybernetics, clinical genetics and social medicine and public health for the further development of health sciences.... Important is also his warning that the progress of humanistic subjects in medicine lags behind the advances in natural science and technology."
Also see . . . Prof.MUDr Josef Charvát. A blog entry describing Dr. Charvát, by one of his students. (Submitted on September 19, 2009.)
Categories. • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine •
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