Sir William Hale-White
(1857-1949), was a distinguished British physician
and medical biographer
. He was the son of writer Mark Rutherford
. During the First World War
he was a colonel in the RAMC
and was created KBE
in 1919. He was president of the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland in 1930 and also a president of the Royal Society of Medicine
His son, Reginald, was born in 1895 and also became a doctor. He was an expert on heroin.
- Great Doctors of the Nineteenth Century, 1935
- Keats as Doctor and Patient, 1938
- Materia medica, pharmacology and therapeutics (assisted by Arthur Henry Douthwaite), London, Churchill, 1949, 1959, 1963.