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Rollier, Auguste

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Berne, Switzerland
Lausanne, Switzerland
J Am Med Assoc, Jan 1955; 157: 455: Prof. Auguste Rollier of Berne and Lausanne in Switzerland died Oct. 30, 1954, a month after his 80th birthday. Dr. Rollier, pioneer in heliotherapy of tuberculosis by systematic exposure of affected parts of the body to the rays of the sun, was the founder in 1903 of the sanatorium for tuberculous patients at Leysin near Lausanne. The universities of Berne and Lausanne conferred on Professor Rollier the honorary degree of doctor of medicine.
J Am Med Assoc, Mar 1955; 157: 944: Prof. Auguste Rollier, the originator of heliotherapy for tuberculosis of the bones and of occupational therapy for patients with this disease, died in Leysin at the age of 80. His world-wide clinical reputation was accompanied by outstanding human qualities.
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