About Dr. Herbert Alfred Roberts

Dr. Herbert Alfred Roberts (Dr. H.A. Roberts) was born on the 7th of May 1868, in Riverton. His parents were Samuel J. Roberts and Eunice M. Loomis.

Basically, he was of English and Welsh descent. He received his initial primary education in the West Winsted high school and from the same school, he graduated in 1886. On December 25, 1894, Dr. Roberts married Edith R. Chidsey, by whom he has two children, Herbert C. and Paul L. Roberts.

In 1896 he completed his primary medical education at New York Homeopathic Medical College and Hospital. He practiced in Brattleboro, Vermont, from 1896 to 1899, and in the following years shifted to Derby. He was the president of the New Haven County Homeopathic Clinical Society during the years 1903-1904.

He was also the president of the Connecticut State Homeopathic Medical Society in the 1904-1905 sessions and was reelected for another term in 1905. He was a member of the medical staff of Grace Hospital, New Haven, and of the board of education of the town of Huntington, Commissioned First Lieutenant on September 7, 1917.

He worked in the Medical and Isolation wards, Hospital, Port of Embarkation, and as a Transport Surgeon from September to December 14, 1918.

Contributions

1. Chairman, American foundation for homeopathy.

2. Head of the department of homeopathic philosophy, post-graduate school of American foundation.

3. Ex-president of the international Hahnemannian association.

4. The principles and Art of Cure by Homeopathy.

5. Principles and practicability of Boenninghausen’s Therapeutic Pocket Book.

6. Rheumatic Remedies.

7. “Sensations as If”.

8. Studies of Remedies by Comparison.

9. Chairman Board of Editors “The Homeopathic Recorder”

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