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Dates: b. 1875; 1900's; d. 1927
Locations: Pathologist and Bacteriologist, State Board of Health, Newark Delaware (late 1890's); City Water Department Laboratory, Wilmington DE (1900's)
Training: MD West. Penn. Med. Sch. 1897
Fields: public health
SAB Involvement: Charter SAB member;
At the 1900 meeting of the SAB, he presented technical discussions on "Preservation of Sputum for Microscopic Examination, and A New Fermentation Tube, and Simple Devise for Distributing Equal Quantities of Culture Media," which were discussed by Chester, Welch, Abbott and Hill. At the 1903 meeting of the SAB, Robin presented a technical paper on "An Approach to Uniformity in the Composition of Nutrient Substances for Media," which was discussed by Conn, Novy, Chester, Park, Winslow, Rickards and Smith. At the 1904 meeting, he provided demonstration of "An Efficient Thermo‑Regulator," and "A Simple Method of Making Anaerobic Plates."