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Louis K. Diamond MP (1902 - 1999)

Louis K. Diamond (May 11, 1902 – June 14, 1999) was an American pediatrician, known as the "father of pediatric hematology". Diamond was born in Kishinev, Bessarabia, at the time part of the...

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Paul Dudley White (1886 - 1973)

Paul Dudley White (June 6, 1886 – October 31, 1973), American physician and cardiologist, was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, the son of Herbert Warren White and Elizabeth Abigail Dudley. Whit...

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Morrill Wyman (1812 - 1903)

Morrill Wyman (July 25, 1812 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts – January 30, 1903 in Cambridge, Massachusetts) was an American physician and social reformer. Best known today for his work on hay fe...

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Brig. General Elliot Carr Cutler CB, OBE, FRCS, MD, FACS (1888 - 1947)

Brigadier General Elliot Carr Cutler CB, OBE, FRCS, MD, FACS (July 30, 1888 – August 16, 1947) was an American surgeon and medical educator. He was Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard Medi...

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Samuel Orton (1879 - 1948)

Samuel Torrey Orton (October 15, 1879–November 17, 1948) was an American physician who pioneered the study of learning disabilities. He is best known for his work examining the causes and trea...

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Alfred Alexander Woodhull (1837 - 1921)

Alfred Alexander Woodhull (April 13, 1837 – October 18, 1921) was an American army surgeon. In 1885, he received the gold medal of the Military Service Institution and in 1907 the Seaman essay...

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William H. Masters (c.1915 - c.2001)

William Howell Masters (December 27, 1915 – February 16, 2001) was an American gynecologist, best known as the senior member of the Masters and Johnson sexuality research team. Along with Virg...

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Adolf Aron Baginsky, Prof. Dr. MP (1843 - 1918)

Adolf Aron Baginsky (May 22, 1843 – 1918) was a Jewish-German professor of diseases of children at Berlin University. He was an older brother to otorhinolaryngologist Benno Baginsky (1848-1919...

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Dr. Warren Winkelstein, Jr. MP (1922 - 2012)

Dr. Warren Winkelstein Jr., epidemiologist who led seminal AIDS, air pollution studies, dies at 90 By Sarah Yang, University of California Berkeley Media Relations | July 31, 2012 BERKELEY —...

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Prof. Dr. Moriz Benedikt (1835 - 1920)

Moritz Benedikt (4 July 1835, Eisenstadt, Sopron County – 14 April 1920, Vienna) was an Hungarian-Austrian neurologist who was a native of Eisenstadt. He was an instructor and professor of n...

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Bernhard Zondek MP (1891 - 1966)

Bernhard Zondek ברנרד צונדק ‎ (July 29, 1891 - November 8, 1966) was a German-Jewish gynecologist who developed the first re...

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Robert Remak MP (1815 - 1865)

From H.S. Morais, Eminent Israelites of the Nineteenth Century Prof. Robert Remak, M. D., was born at Posen, in the Duchy of Posen, Prussian Poland, on July 30th, 1815. He received rudimentary instru...

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Hermann Edler von Zeissl MP (1817 - 1884)

Hermann Edler von Zeissl (September 22, 1817 - September 23, 1884) was a Moravia-born Austrian Jewish dermatologist who was born in the village of Vierzighuben (Czech: Čtyřicet Lá...

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Dr. Karl Bettelheim (1840 - 1895)

Austrian physician; born at Presburg, Hungary, Sept. 28, 1840; died July 27, 1895. He received his medical education at the University of Vienna, where he studied under Hyrtl, Brücke, Rokitansky...

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Adrian Kantrowitz (1918 - 2008)

Adrian Kantrowitz (October 4, 1918 – November 14, 2008) was an American cardiac surgeon whose team performed the world's first pediatric heart transplant at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn...

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Henry Judah Heimlich MP

Henry Judah Heimlich (born February 3, 1920) is an American thoracic surgeon widely credited as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver,[1] a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking,[2] des...

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Jonas Edward Salk MP (1914 - 1995)

Jonas Edward Salk (October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American medical researcher and virologist, best known for his discovery and development of the first safe and effective polio vacci...

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Hans Popper MP (1903 - 1988)

Hans Popper (24 November 1903 - 6 May 1988) was a pathologist, hepatologist and teacher. Together with Dame Sheila Sherlock, he is widely regarded as the founding father of Hepatology. Hans Popper (1...

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Beniamino Luzzatto MP (1850 - 1893)

Beniamino Luzzatto: Italian physician; born at Padua Dec. 3, 1850; died there June 22, 1893; son of Samuel David Luzzatto. Educated at the university of his native town (M.D. 1872), he became physici...

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Carl Koller ("Coca Koller") MP (1857 - 1944)

Birth: Karl Koller (December 3, 1857 in Sušice (Schüttenhofen), Bohemia (now in the Czech Republic) - March 21, 1944 in New York, United States) was an Austrian ophthalmologist who ...

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Mortimer Sackler, KBE (1916 - 2010)

Dr. Mortimer David Sackler, KBE (7 December 1916 – 24 March 2010) was an American physician and entrepreneur. With his brothers Arthur and Raymond he used his fortune from the pharmaceutical i...

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Julius Bernstein MP (1839 - 1917)

Julius Bernstein (December 18, 1839 – February 6, 1917) was a German physiologist born in Berlin. He studied medicine at the University of Breslau under Rudolf Heidenhain (1834-1897), and at...

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Lee Wattenberg MP (1921 - 2014)

Dr. Lee W. Wattenberg, a medical researcher at the University of Minnesota who helped jump-start the field of cancer prevention, finding weapons in the food people eat — including chemical com...

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Julius Eduard Hitzig (1838 - 1907)

Eduard Hitzig (February 6, 1839 - August 20, 1907) was a German neurologist and neuropsychiatrist born in Berlin.

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Bernard Sachs MP (1858 - 1944)

Bernard Sachs (January 2, 1858 – February 8, 1944) was a Jewish-American neurologist. Contents [show] Early life and education[edit] After graduating with a B.A. from Harvard in 1878, Sachs ...

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Ludwig (Louis) Traube MP (1818 - 1876)

Ludwig Traube (12 January 1818, Ratibor, Silesia, now Racibórz, Poland – 11 April 1876, Berlin) was a German physician and co-founder of the experimental pathology in Germany. Content...

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Dr. Josef Breuer MP (1842 - 1925)

Josef Breuer (January 15, 1842 – June 20, 1925) was an Austrian physician whose works lay the foundation of psychoanalysis. Born in Vienna, his father, Leopold Breuer, taught religion in Vie...

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Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser MP (1855 - 1916)

Discovered in 1879, the organism which caused gonorrea. Was given the first professorship of dermatology in Germany in 1907. Was a close colaborator to Paul Ehrlich. His house was built in 1898 in Fu...

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Samuel Sarphati MP (1813 - 1866)

Zie Wikipedia... See Wikipedia... Samuel Sarphati (January 31, 1813 – June 23, 1866) was a Dutch physician and Amsterdam city planner. Sarphati's ancestors were Portuguese Sephardi J...

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Julius Tandler MP (1869 - 1936)

Julius Tandler (February 16, 1869, Jihlava - August 25, 1936) was a physician and Social Democratic politician in Vienna, Austria. He is considered a leading personality of Red Vienna. Born in Jihl...

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Jacob da Silva Solis-Cohen MP (1838 - 1927)

Jacob received his medical degree at the University of Pennysylvania in 1880, and served in the American Civil War as a surgeon from 1861-64. He was considered a founding father of laryngology, pioneer...

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Germain Sée MP (1818 - 1896)

Germain Sée (February 6, 1818 – May 12, 1896) was a French clinician who was a native of Ribeauvillé, Haut-Rhin. He studied medicine in Paris, obtaining his doctorate in 1846 w...

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Dorothy Reed Mendenhall (1874 - 1964)

Dorothy Mabel Reed Mendenhall (1874-1964) a prominent pediatric physician specializing in cellular pathology. In 1901 she proved that Hodgkin's disease was not a form of tuberculosis, and discovered ...

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Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1844 - 1917)

Lewis Atterbury Stimson (1844–1917) was an influential American surgeon who was the first to perform a public operation in the United States using Joseph Lister's antiseptic technique. He ma...

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Gladys Dick (1881 - 1963)

Gladys Rowena Henry Dick (December 18, 1881 – August 21, 1963) was an American physician who co-developed a vaccine for scarlet fever with her husband, George F. Dick. Gladys Rowena Henry wa...

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George Frederick Dick (1881 - 1967)

George Frederick Dick (July 21, 1881 – October 10, 1967) was an American physician and bacteriologist best known for his work with scarlet fever. Dick studied scarlet fever whilst serving th...

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Margaret Irving Handy (1889 - 1977)

Margaret Irving Handy (1889 - 1977) was a pioneering doctor who was one of the first to specialize in pediatric medicine. In 1945, she established the first mothers' milk bank at Delaware Hospital (n...

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Hanz Zinsser (1878 - 1940)

Hans Zinsser (November 17, 1878 – September 4, 1940) was an American bacteriologist and a prolific author. He was the author of over 200 books and medical articles, and was a member of a number ...

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Brig. General Carl Rogers Darnall (1867 - 1941)

Brigadier General Carl Rogers Darnall (December 25, 1867 in Weston, Texas, USA – January 18, 1941 in Washington, D.C., USA) was a United States Army chemist and surgeon credited with originati...

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Alexander Herrmann (1844 - 1896)

Alexander Herrmann (February 10, 1844 – December 17, 1896) was a French magician, better known as Herrmann the Great. Alexander Herrmann was born in Paris, France, the youngest of sixteen childr...

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Constantin Hering MP (1800 - 1880)

Doctor of Medicine 1826, graduated with the highest honours of the university. Acknowledged devotion to homeopathy. He taught natural sciences and mathmatics in the Blochmann Institute in Dresden, and ...

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Dr. Samuel Hahnemann MP (1755 - 1843)

Invitation to Hahnemann's 260th birthday celebration: 11th April 2015 in Torgau A Tour Through Dr. Samuel Hahnemann's House Christian Friedrich Samuel Hahnemann (10 April 1755 – 2 July 1...

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Hattie Alexander (1901 - 1968)

Hattie Elizabeth Alexander (April 5, 1901 – June 24, 1968) was an American pediatrician and microbiologist. She is known for her development of the first effective remedies for Haemophilus i...

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Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health MP

Francis Sellers Collins (born April 14, 1950) is an American physician-geneticist noted for his discoveries of disease genes and his leadership of the Human Genome Project. He is director of the Nation...

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Cornelis Gerritsz Bontekoe 'de Theedokter' MP (c.1647 - 1685)

Cornelis Bontekoe (c1647 in Alkmaar – 13 January 1685 in Berlin), whose real name was Cornelis Dekker, was a Dutch physician known also as a popular essayist, particularly on tea, and editor of ...

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Doctor Thomas Hinde MP (1737 - 1828)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Doctor Thomas Hinde (July 10, 1737 – September 28, 1828) was Northern Kentucky's first physician, a member of the British Royal Navy, an American Revoluti...

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Sir Ernst Boris Chain, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1945 MP (1906 - 1979)

Sir Ernst Boris Chain , FRS (19 June 1906 – 12 August 1979) was a German-born British biochemist, and a 1945 co-recipient (with Sir Howard Florey and Sir Alexander Fleming) of the Nobel Prize fo...

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Richard Asher (1912 - 1969)

Richard Alan John Asher, FRCP (3 April 1912, Brighton – 25 April 1969, Marylebone) was an eminent British endocrinologist and haematologist. As the senior physician responsible for the mental ...

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Dr. William Beaumont MP (1785 - 1853)

William Beaumont (November 21, 1785 – April 25, 1853) was a surgeon in the U.S. Army who became known as the "Father of Gastric Physiology" following his research on human digestion. Early...

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Dr. Beverley R. Wellford (1797 - 1870)

Like his father, the young doctor loved his profession and was devoted to his patients, no sacrifice being too large, no trouble too great, if, by it he could benefit any of those who had entrusted t...

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Dr. James Laurence Cabell (1813 - 1889)

Dr. James Lawrence Cabell (August 26, 1813 – August 13, 1889 ) was an American sanitarian and author. Life He was born in Nelson County, Virginia, the son of Dr. George Cabell, Jr., and gr...

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James Ewing Mears (1838 - 1919)

James Ewing Mears, also J. Ewing Mears M.D., LL.D. (October 17, 1838 - May 28, 1919) was a surgeon and author. He was a pioneer in jaw and mouth surgeries. He was the first to propose the use of Gass...

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George "Barney" Washington Crile, Jr. (1907 - 1992)

. surgeon and author whose father founded the Cleveland Clinic CRILE, GEORGE, JR. (3 Nov. 1907--9 Sept. 1992), an Honorary Member of the English Royal College of Surgeons (elected 1978), served...

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Augustus W. Stinchfield (1842 - 1917)

Augustus W. Stinchfield (December 21, 1842 – 1917) was an American physician and one of the co-founders—along with Drs. Charles Horace Mayo, William James Mayo, Christopher Graham, E. S...

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John Brodhead Beck (1794 - 1851)

John Brodhead Beck (18 September 1794 Schenectady, New York – 9 April 1851 Rhinebeck, New York) was a New York physician who was an authority on miscarriage, abortion, infant physiology, and a...

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Theodric Romeyn Beck (1791 - 1855)

Theodric Romeyn Beck (April 11, 1791 – November 19, 1855), alternatively Theodoric Romeyn Beck or T. Romeyn Beck, was an American physician in Albany, New York specializing in medical jurispru...

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Edward Augustus Holyoke (1728 - 1829)

Edward Augustus Holyoke (August 1, 1728 – March 31, 1829) was an American educator and physician. Biography Born in Marblehead, Massachusetts, son of the Reverend Edward Holyoke, a former ...

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Susan Anderson, MD, Frontier Physician MP (1870 - 1960)

Susan Anderson, M.D. (1870-1960) - Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, Anderson's family moved to the booming mining camp of Cripple Creek, Colorado while she was still a young woman. In about 1893, she left ...

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Dr. James Jackson, Sr. (1777 - 1867)

) James Jackson (born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, 3 October 1777; died in Boston, 27 August 1867) was a United States physician. He was a proponent of Massachusetts General Hospital and became its...

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Frank James Jobe (1925 - 2014)

Frank James Jobe (July 16, 1925 – March 6, 2014) was an American orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Jobe pioneered both elbow ligament replacement and maj...

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Dr. George C S Choate (1827 - 1896)

George Cheyne Shattuck Choate (March 30, 1827 – June 4, 1896) was a physician and the founder of a psychiatric sanatorium. Biography He was born at Salem, Massachusetts on March 30, 1827...

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Augustus Thorndike (1896 - 1986)

Augustus Thorndike (1896–1986), was the chief of surgery at Harvard University from 1931 to 1962 and a pioneer in sports medicine. Thorndike served in World War I and was a graduate of Harva...

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Jacques Marie Émile Lacan MP (1901 - 1981)

Family Tree Chart Lacan and Language Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981) was a French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist who has been called "the most controver...

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William Pepper, Jr., M.D. (1848 - 1898)

William Pepper, Jr., M.D. (August 21, 1843 - July 28, 1898), an American physician, was a leader in medical education in the nineteenth century, and a longtime Provost of the University of Pennsylvan...

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George Huntington, MD, Discoverer MP (1850 - 1916)

George Huntington (April 9, 1850 – March 3, 1916) was an American physician who contributed a classic clinical description of the disease that bears his name -- Huntington's disease. Hunting...

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Wilder Graves Penfield, OM, CC, CMG, FRS (1891 - 1976)

Wilder Graves Penfield, OM, CC, CMG, FRS (January 26, 1891 – April 5, 1976) was a Canadian neurosurgeon. During his life he was called "the greatest living Canadian". He devoted much thinking ...

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John Welch Jones, M. D. (1826 - 1916)

John Welch Jones, M. D. (1826–1916) was a medical doctor, Civil War cavalry officer, superintendent of the Insane Asylum of Louisiana, and planter. Jones led the reform of the care of mentally...

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Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost, Prof. (1715 - 1794)

Johann Gottlob Leidenfrost (November 27, 1715 – December 2, 1794) was a German doctor and theologian who first described the scientific phenomenon eponymously named the Leidenfrost effect.

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Walter Jackson Freeman II, M.D. (1895 - 1972)

Walter Jackson Freeman II, M.D. (November 14, 1895 – May 31, 1972) was an American physician who specialized in lobotomy. He was a member of the American Psychiatric Association. Biography a...

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William Williams Keen M.D. (1837 - 1932)

Born January 19, 1837(1837-01-19) Philadelphia Died June 7, 1932 (aged 95) Philadelphia Children Dora Keen (1871-1863) Walter Jackson Freeman I Relatives Walter Jackson Freeman II, gran...

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Anders Adolf Retzius (1796 - 1860)

Anders Retzius (Lund October 13, 1796 – Stockholm April 18, 1860), was a Swedish professor of anatomy and a supervisor at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. He enrolled at Lund University ...

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René Laënnec MP (1781 - 1826)

René Laennec (French: [laɛnɛk]; 17 February 1781 – 13 August 1826) was a French physician. He invented the stethoscope in 1816, while working at the Hôpital Necker an...

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Guy de Chauliac MP (c.1298 - 1368)

Guy de Chauliac or Guigonis de Caulhaco (ca. 1300 – 25 July 1368) was a French physician and surgeon who wrote a lengthy and influential treatise on surgery in Latin, titled Chirurgia Magna . It...

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Girolamo Fracastoro MP (1478 - 1553)

Girolamo Fracastoro was a prominent Italian physician, poet and scholar in astronomy, mathematics and geography. He propagated the philosophy of atomism and firmly declined appeals to hidden causes in ...

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Ivan Petrovich Pavlov Nobel Laureate 1904 MP (1849 - 1936)

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (Ива́н Петро́вич Па́влов; 26 Sep...

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Sir Alexander Fleming, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1945 MP (1881 - 1955)

SIR ALEXANDER FLEMING (1881-1955) is the first cousin, twice removed, of Margaret Strang Craig Gilmour (1915-2008), the wife of James Coats Reid of Wester Kittochside (1908-1988) [ ]. A drop-line ped...

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Pedanius Dioscorides MP (c.40 - c.90)

Pedanius Dioscorides (Ancient Greek: Πεδάνιος Διοσκουρίδης ; ...

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Mondino de Liuzzi MP (c.1270 - 1326)

Mondino de Luzzi , or de Liuzzi or de Lucci (ca. 1270 – 1326), also known as Mundinus, was an Italian physician, anatomist, and professor of surgery who lived and worked in Bologna. He is often ...

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Richard Mead, MD DM FRCP FRS MP (1673 - 1754)

Richard Mead (11 August 1673 – 16 February 1754) was an English physician. His work, A Short Discourse concerning Pestilential Contagion, and the Method to be used to prevent it (1720), was of h...

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Henry Reed Stiles (1832 - 1909)

Henry Reed Stiles (March 10, 1832 – January 7, 1909) was a physician who wrote a number of highly regarded historical records and genealogical books during the late 18th and early 19th century...

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Albert Hewett Coons, M.D. (1912 - 1978)

Albert Hewett Coons, M.D. (June 28, 1912 – September 30, 1978) was an American physician, pathologist, and immunologist. He was the first person to conceptualize and develop immunofluorescent ...

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Barton Childs (1916 - 2010)

Barton Childs (February 29, 1916 – February 18, 2010) was an American pediatrician and geneticist. He was born in Chicago, Illinois, and graduated from Williams College in 1938. In 1942, he re...

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William Taliaferro Close (1924 - 2009)

Helped control ebola virus in Congo; personal physician to Mobutu, President of Zaire his obit -------------------- Dr. Close was responsible for the prevention of the spread of the Ebola v...

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John Franklin Gray (1804 - 1882)

John Franklin Gray (September 23, 1804 – June 9, 1882) was an American educator and physician a pioneer in the field of and the first practitioner of homoeopathy in the United States. He is al...

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Dr. Alexander Hamilton Burritt (1805 - 1877)

Dr. Alexander Hamilton Burritt. He was born at Troy, Rensselaer County, New York, on April 17, 1805. He studied medicine with his father prior to attending college. He was an 1827 graduate of the Colum...

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Major General Warren Fales Draper (1883 - 1970)

Warren Fales Draper (August 9, 1883 – March 19, 1970) was Assistant Surgeon General and later Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. After graduating from Harvard M...

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James Stephen Ewing (1866 - 1943)

Biography: Wikipedia page: ) James Stephen Ewing (December 25, 1866, Pittsburgh — May 16, 1943, New York City) was an American pathologist. He was the first Professor of pathology at Cornell...

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Dr. George E. Goodfellow (1855 - 1910)

Dr. George Emory Goodfellow (December 23, 1855 – December 7, 1910) was a physician and naturalist in the American Old West who developed a reputation as the United States' foremost expert in t...

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Robert Tuttle Morris (1857 - 1945)

Robert Tuttle Morris, also known as Bob Morris (May 14, 1857, Seymour, Connecticut- January 10, 1945, Stamford) was an American surgeon and writer. He married Aimee Reynand Mazergue on June 4, 1898. ...

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Crawford W. Long (1815 - 1878)

Crawford Williamson Long (November 1, 1815 – June 16, 1878) was an American surgeon and pharmacist best known for his first use of inhaled diethyl ether as an anesthetic. Although his work was...

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Christian de Duve MP (1917 - 2013)

Christian de Duve , né le 2 octobre 1917 à Thames-Ditton en Angleterre et mort le 4 mai 20131, est un docteur en médecine et biochimiste belge qui reçut le prix Nobel de phy...

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Marguerite Lwoff MP (1905 - 1979)

Biologiste française née en 1905. Etudes de sciences naturelles à la faculté des sciences de Paris. 1926 Licenciée ès sciences. 1927 Entre, à l'Institut...

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André Lwoff MP (1902 - 1994)

André Michael Lwoff , né le 8 mai 1902 à Ainay-le-Château et mort le 30 septembre 1994 à Paris, est un chercheur en biologie français. Il reçoit le Prix...

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Clemens Peter Freiherr von Pirquet MP (1874 - 1929)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Clemens Peter Freiherr von Pirquet (May 12, 1874 – February 28, 1929) was an Austrian scientist and pediatrician best known for his contributions to the fi...

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Dr. John Sappington, dicovered quinine (1776 - 1856)

Dr. John Sappington was a prominent pioneer physician of Saline County, Missouri. Sappington was famous for his use of quinine to treat malaria fevers. ---------------------------------------------...

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Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan, 1st Baron Moynihan, KCMG (1865 - 1936)

Berkeley George Andrew Moynihan, 1st Baron Moynihan, KCB, KCMG, (2 October 1865 – 7 September 1936), known as Sir Berkeley Moynihan 1st Baronet, from 1922 to 1929, was a noted British abdomina...

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Jacques Lucien MONOD, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1965 MP (1910 - 1976)

Jacques Lucien Monod (9 February 1910 – 31 May 1976) was a French biologist who was awarded a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1965, sharing it with François Jacob and Andre Lwoff...

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Albert Schweitzer MP (1875 - 1965)

websites about him: following bio from: Albert Schweitzer (January 14, 1875-September 4, 1965) was born into an Alsatian family which for generations had been devoted to religion, music, and ed...

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Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen MP (1841 - 1912)

Gerhard Henrik Armauer Hansen (29 July 1841 – 12 February 1912) was a Norwegian physician, remembered for his identification of the bacterium Mycobacterium leprae in 1873 as the causative agent ...

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Prof. Walter Channing, M.D. (1786 - 1876)

Walter Channing (April 15, 1786-July 20, 1876) was born, in Newport, Rhode Island, into a prestigious family. He earned his own reputation as Boston's leading obstetrician, the first Professor of Midwi...

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