- Category : 1871-births
- Type : R
- Profile : 4/6 - Opportunistic / Role Model
- Definition : None
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Eden 1
French physician who specialized in tuberculosis research (phthisiology). He was the brother of economist Charles Rist.
In 1899-90 he served as an inspector of health and quarantine services in Egypt, and after his return to France, was named laboratory chief at the Hôpital Trousseau in Paris. From 1910 to 1937 he was a physician at the Hôpital Laennec, and concurrently served as a physician at the Dispensaire Léon Bourgeois (1912–37).
During World War I he was chef de service of typhoid and para-typhoid hospitals. In 1919 he was awarded the Army Distinguished Service Medal of the United States and made a commander of the Legion of Honour. In 1933 he became a member of the Académie de médecine, of which, he later served as its president.
He died on 13 April 1956, aged 85, in Paris. The Clinique médicale et pédagogique Édouard Rist, located in the 16th district of Paris, is named after him.