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Mrs. A. D. Waller

Nature volume 110, page 708 (25 November 1922) | Download Citation



THE announcement of the death on October 22, at sixty-three years of age, of Mrs. Waller, widow of the late Dr. A. D. Waller, must have been noticed with regret by many workers in the world of science. Alice Mary Palmer, which was Mrs. Waller's maiden name, had early aspirations towards a medical career, and after matriculating in the University of London she took up her medical course at the London School of Medicine, where she became the pupil of Dr. Augustus Waller, then lecturer in physiology at the School. Miss Palmer was appointed his demonstrator—a post which she filled with enthusiasm. His original and stimulating lectures were a great delight to her, and the relationship of teacher and pupil ripened rapidly into a closer one.

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