Jennings Thompson- 17618
Grand Uncle to Dollie Howard nee Thompson)
in the 1700s, Jennings recalled with pride,
curing her family with herbal knowledge inside.
cholera, TB, influenza, pneumonia and more
be found in nature, there were no stores…
learned the lessons of the day, wanting more-
Europe had valuable knowledge to pay for
must learn and expand his knowledge base.
of bacteria and “germ theory” he embraced.
over house calls; clean living conditions key,
Theory” over “Four Humors” he could agree!
phlegm, black bile, yellow bile now obsolete
Jennings Thompson welcomed new care upbeat!
The U of
Pennsylvania had a fine Medical College.
Massachusetts Medical Society acknowledged
for eight years of medical training required
So much to
learn as new medical research transpired.
Carol Howard Vulliamy- 2012