Story: Burns, Charles Ritchie

Charles Ritchie Burns

Charles Ritchie Burns

A respected doctor and medical administrator, Charles Ritchie Burns was one of the first to use insulin in the hospital management of diabetes and, later in his career, developed an interest in the clinical treatment of alcoholism.

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Capital & Coast District Health Board, J.O. Mercer Collection

How to cite this page:

A. W. Beasley. 'Burns, Charles Ritchie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/5b50/burns-charles-ritchie (accessed 7 July 2020)