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Hospitals
Babies Hospital
by Hill, Michael. Babies Hospital by Michael Hill, 2006 The Babies Hospital was a seaside pediatric institution that operated in New Hanover County from 1920 until 1978. Medical professionals had long [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crossnore School
by Coonin, Bryna R. The Crossnore School, a nondenominational Christian home for children located in the town of Crossnore in the Linville Valley of Avery County, was founded by two doctors, Mary Martin Sloop, of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Davis, James Wagner
by Wood, Steve. James Wagner Davis, physician, was born in Statesville, the son of Lawson Davis of Wilkes County and Delia Josephine Wagner Davis of Statesville. He studied in the public schools of Statesville until [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dix, Dorothea (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Smiley, David L. Dorothea Dix by David L. Smiley Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 1996.  Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History   Dorothea [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Dorothea Dix Hospital
by McKown, Harry. Dorothea Dix Hospital by Harry McKown UNC - North Carolina Collection, 2006 "This Month in North Carolina History" series. Reprinted with permission. In the 1830s and 1840s the United [...] (from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries.)
Hospitals
by Mitchell, Memory F., Anthony, Robert G., Jr., Causey, Ellen Fitzgibbons, Lillard, Stewart, Bumgarner, Sheila, Taylor, Margaret, Goloboy, Maggie. Well into the twentieth century, sick or injured North Carolinians were cared for primarily at home. In colonial times ill persons without families were looked after in almshouses. As contagious [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Infectious Diseases- Part I: Overview
by Parramore, Thomas C., Norris, David A., Cockrell, David L., Joyner, William S., Hosfeld, Andrew. Before the widespread distribution of vaccinations, many serious, often deadly contagious diseases were commonplace in North Carolina and other American colonies and states. The Carolina colony [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Leonard Medical School
by Murray, Elizabeth Reid. The Leonard Medical School, established in Raleigh by Shaw University in 1880, trained more than 400 African American physicians during the nearly 40 years of its existence. Soon after Henry Martin [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Medical Schools
by Powell, William S., Johnson, K. Todd, Wright, Marilyn. Medical education for North Carolinians who desired to become physicians in the eighteenth or nineteenth century was generally obtained through a program of apprenticeship. In the absence of formal [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Medical Society
by Hatcher, Susan Tucker. The North Carolina Medical Society was founded in 1849 "to unite, serve, and represent physicians, in order to enhance physician advocacy for their patients, and improve the health of the people of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mental Retardation Centers
by Williams, Wiley J. North Carolina has five state-run facilities under the control of the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services for mentally handicapped residents. The [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Miracle of Hickory
by Zuber, Richard L. The "Miracle of Hickory" refers to an emergency hospital established in Hickory during the summer of 1944 to treat infantile paralysis (polio). The descriptive name comes from the title of a pamphlet [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore General Hospital
by Wright, Ann S. Moore General Hospital, located between Swannanoa and Black Mountain on U.S. 70, was built as a general army hospital for the treatment of sick and wounded soldiers during World War II. Named for [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Psychiatric Hospitals
by Anthony, Robert G., Jr., Homrighaus, Ruth E., Montgomery, J. Field, Jr. By the early 2000s the North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services operated four psychiatric hospitals for care of the mentally ill, each serving a specific [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rex, John
by Mitchell, Memory F. Rex, John by Memory F. Mitchell, 1994 11 Nov. 1771–30 Jan. 1839 John Rex, tanner, one of six [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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