of the John Morgan and Pharmacy Introduction John Morgan was considered to be physician, who was in the year 1725. he is also known to be the co founder of the first medical school, when America was a Colony. He was also the cofounder of College of Philadelphia. He is considered to be the first physician who had practiced pharmacy for the first time in the Pennsylvania hospital. He became a prominent and distinguished physician. He was a staunch supporter of division of pharmacy and medicine in the United States (Porter, 97). This paper seeks to analyze John Morgan and his contribution to pharmacy in the lights of broad and diverse academic resources.
John Morgan’s Contribution to Pharmacy
John Morgan is considered to be the first teacher and practitioner of pharmacy. He was taught pharmacy, chemistry of pharmaceutical and material medica to students, who were studying medical. He is well known because he had laid down the foundations for separating pharmacy from medicine (Cowen &. Helfand, 102). The main objective of this separation was to divide the medical field in to different branches in order to enhance and improve the entire profession. Consequently, pharmacy would be cultivated as a separate branch so that it can have a positive impact on medicine. Another reason for this separation was that pharmacy can be improved so that it could be practiced with precision and proficiency. This separation was essential for the benefit of the public (Crellin, &. Scott, 200).
John Morgan’s Impact on Modern Pharmacy
John Morgan has made a significant and noteworthy impact on modern pharmacy. He has established the foundations of pharmacy and it has now developed as a separate discipline. After the establishment of pharmacy as a separate discipline, doors for professional pharmacy have opened.
John Morgan is considered to be one of the most prominent figures in medical history because he had separated medicine from pharmacy. This separation assisted professional pharmacy to growth and develop as a separate discipline.
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