[Sir] William Whitla


1851-1933; b. Monaghan, 15 Sept.; ed. Model School, Monaghan; apprentice to Belfast dispensing chemists; ed. QUB, from 1872; MD 1877; physician to Belfast Ophtalmic Hospital, and Belfast hosp. for Women and Children; successful private practice; prof. of materia medica and jurisprudence, Queen’s Coll., Belfast [QUB], 1890; knighted 1902; physician to king in Ireland; QUB MP, 1918-20; Elements of Pharmacy, Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1992, 13th ed. 1939); Dictionary of Treatment (1891. 7th ed. 1923); Manual of the Theory and Practice of Medicine (1908); all translated; d. Belfast, 11 Dec. DIB

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