Dr. Walter E. Waugh

Dr. William E. Waugh
Faculty of Medicine

Tenure 1882 - 1913

Dr. William E. Waugh was born in London in 1851. He studied medicine at McGill University where he received a prize in dissection. He started a practice in London in 1872 but soon abandoned it to take over another doctor's practice when the doctor became ill.

At the inception of the Faculty of Medicine in 1882, Dr. Waugh became the Chair of Anatomy before becoming the Chair of the Principles and Practice of Surgery in 1886.

Dr. Waugh accepted the appointment of Professor Emeritus, bursar, and received an honorary LL.D. degree. He died in 1936.