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Hippocrates was named after the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates of Cos. “Hippocrates is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. He is referred to as the father of western medicine in recognition of his lasting contributions to the field as the founder of the Hippocratic School of Medicine. As the father of western medicine he is credited with coining the Hippocratic Oath, as well as advancing the systematic study of clinical medicine.” Hippocrates traveled around Greece training medical students that there are scientific reasons for ailments. In addition, he authored the saying “Life is short, and the Art long”. View the following links for more on Hippocrates.
Physician Hippocrates and Greek Medicine