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- Abraham Flexner : (1866-1959) American educator who fundamentally influenced medical education and university standards.
- Allopathy : An essentially discredited medical theory of the 19th century and earlier, which focused on using drugs, sometimes in high doses, that produced the opposite to an undesired symptom; they were not targeted on etiology
- Chiropractic History : Founded in 1885 by D. D. Palmer, the field grew through various controversies from a personal philosophy to a professionalized discipline.
- Chiropractic : A complementary, alternative health-care profession that aims to heal using manual therapies on the spine and extremities.
- Frederick T. Gates : American clergyman, educator, philanthropist and advisor to John D. Rockefeller from 1891 to 1924.
- History of Homeopathy : Add brief definition or description
- Homeopathy : System of alternative medicine involving administration of highly diluted substances with the intention to stimulate the body's natural healing processes, not considered proven by mainstream science.
- Integrative medicine : Organized health care that involves willing cooperation between mainstream and complementary medicine
- John D. Rockefeller : American industrialist (1839-1937), financier and philanthropist who revolutionized the oil industry and philanthropy.
- Osteopathy : Non-allopathic system of medicine in which emphasis is given on the musculoskeletal system, and the body's ability to heal itself under the right conditions; osteopathic medicine is a conventional medical curriculum with additional training in manipulation
- Pseudoscience : Any theory, or system of theories, that is deceptively claimed to be scientific.
- School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University : A prestigious medical education and research center, headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland; often considered the first modern medical school to meet the full goals of the Flexner Report
- William Osler : physician, educator, medical philosopher, and historian from Canada, often called the Father of Modern Medicine.