Frederick Montizambert

Frederick Montizambert, physician, public-health official (b at Québec, Canada E 3 Feb 1843; d at Ottawa 2 Nov 1929). Montizambert practised in Québec before entering the Canadian public-health service in 1866.

Montizambert, Frederick

Frederick Montizambert, physician, public-health official (b at Québec, Canada E 3 Feb 1843; d at Ottawa 2 Nov 1929). Montizambert practised in Québec before entering the Canadian public-health service in 1866. In 1899 he became director general of public health and sanitary adviser to the Government of Canada. He supervised the federal government's disorganized and dispersed health services, published articles on sanitation and studied the use of chaulmoogra oil in the treatment of leprosy. He was a member of many health and medical organizations in Canada, Britain, the US and France.