Dr. Robert Ferguson

Dr. Robert Ferguson
Faculty of Medicine

Tenure 1896 - 1927

Dr. Robert Ferguson was born in Ottawa in 1858. He graduated with a B.A. from Queen's University and was also awarded a gold medal. Dr. Ferguson began training as a Presbyterian minister. Finding that ministry work was not his calling, Dr. Ferguson began teaching in Owen Sound, Woodstock, and then London where he began taking courses in medicine.

Dr. Ferguson graduated with an M.D. in 1890. In 1896 he joined Western's Department of Therapeutics. He completed postgraduate work at Western Reserve University and New York Postgraduate School and returned to Western to focus his instruction in gynecology and obstetrics. In 1920 Dr. Ferguson was promoted to Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology .

Dr. Ferguson died in 1927.