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Dr T F Allen Biography and Books

Timothy Field Allen was born in Westminster, Vermont. He received his undergraduate education at Amherst College and his medical degree from New York University.After serving as a surgeon during the Civil War he returned to New York where he partnered with Dr. Carroll Dunham. He also studied homeopathy with Dr. P.P. Wells in Brooklyn.In 1871 Dr. Allen was appointed professor of Materia Medica at the New York Homoeopathic Medical College. Later he served as president from 1882-1893. He obtained a $500,000 grant from Roswell P. Flower, which was used to build an addition to the college. This later became the Flower Fifth Avenue Hospital.Dr. Allen dedicated 40 years of his life to the art and science of homeopathy. His legacy is preserved by our continuing reliance on his work.Books by Dr. Allen:Ophthalmic Therapeutics (1874)The Symptom Register (1880)Handbook of Materia Medica and Homeopathic Therapeutics (1889)Boenninghausen’s Therapeutic Pocket Book translator (1891)A Primer of Materia Medica (1892)Pocket Characteristics (1894)

Books Authored by Dr T F Allen