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The Global History of PaleopathologyPioneers and Prospects$
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Jane Buikstra and Charlotte Roberts

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780195389807

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195389807.001.0001

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A.T. “Sandy” Sandison (1923–1982)

A.T. “Sandy” Sandison (1923–1982)

(p.186) 27 A.T. “Sandy” Sandison (1923–1982)
The Global History of Paleopathology

Don Brothwell

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This chapter presents a biographical sketch of A. T. “Sandy” Sandison. This is followed by a discussion of his contributions to paleopathology. Sandison was a well-respected and outstanding histopathologist with excellent teaching skills. His abilities were well recognized by colleagues and students alike. His special clinical interests centered on the endocrine system and the female reproductive system (especially breast pathology). He did, however, extend his practice and research to other diseases, such as the infection of the paranasal sinuses and orbit with Aspergillus sp.

Keywords:   histopathologists, endocrine system, female reproductive system, breast pathology, paleopathology, history, biography

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