Dr. William W. Priddle (1904-1991)

"A graduate of University of Western Ontario, Dr. Priddle's interest in geriatrics dates back many years. His great concern for the medical care of the aged and his efforts to reach the ideal have always been intense. In many aspects of geriatric medicine he stands out as a leader." -Canadian Medical Association Journal

A Canadian Medical Pioneer

Starting in the early 1930s, Dr. Priddle published research on the impact of sodium (salt) and potassium on high blood pressure and the prevalence of strokes. Through the 1950s and 1960s, his work revolutionized the way we care for the elderly.

This website is a record of his contributions to these areas of medical science and care.

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