CodeDS/UK/52
Person NameWyllie; John (1844-1916); Professor; physician; pathologist
Dates1844-1916
TitleProfessor
Epithetphysician; pathologist
HistoryJohn Wyllie was born in Ratho, Midlothian, in 1844. He was educated at Bolton in East Lothian, and at the Edinburgh Institute. Wyllie studied at Edinburgh University and in Paris, and was awarded the degree of M.D. in 1865. That year too he became Resident Physician at the Royal Infirmary in Edinburgh. In 1866 he was House Physician to the General Hospital, Birmingham, and then in 1868 he became a general practitioner in Selkirk, Scotland. By 1871, Wyllie was lecturing in Pathology in Edinburgh, then lecturing in Medicine from 1878, and in Clinical Medicine from 1882. He was Consulting Physician to the City Hospital for Fevers, 1896-1900. In 1900, he was appointed Professor of Medicine and of Clinical Medicine. He retired in 1914. Latterly, Wyllie was the Principal Medical Officer to the Scottish Equitable Assurance Company. Professor John Wyllie died on 25 January 1916.

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