Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Antonio Scarpa

  • Antonio Scarpa, anatomist (1752–1832)

    Students graduating from a university not uncommonly leave and seek employment elsewhere, but by the excellence of their work attain great fame and as such repay their alma mater for their early education. This was the case of Antonio Scarpa. Entering the University of Padua at age fifteen, he studied under the famous Battista Morgagni…