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Josef August Brandberg (1843 - 1900)

Förste stadsläkare i Landskrona. Student i Uppsala 1866, med. kand. 1872, med. lic. vid Karolinska institutet i Stockholm 1876. Underläkare vid Serafimerlasarettet i Stockholm 18...

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Hugo Toll (1858 - 1943)

Student i Uppsala 1878. Med.kand. i Uppsala 1884. Med.lic. i Stockholm 1888. Amanuens vid Karolinska Institutets poliklinik för barnsjukdomar under 6 månader 1888. Verkade som praktiseran...

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Hjördis Ingrid Alma Maria Lind-Campbell (1891 - 1984)

Läkare. Med. kand. i Stockholm 1914 och med. lic. i Lund 1922 och legitimerad läkare samma år. Anställningar på Växjö hospital, Sävsjö s...

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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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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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Algot Adlof Henrik Key-Åberg (1854 - 1918)

Algot var en Svensk läkare och professor vid Karolinska Institutet i Stockholm. Han var professor i rätts- och statsmedicin. Key-Åberg skrev en doktorsavhandling om betydelsen av e...

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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. (1843 - 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 (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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Pierre Joseph Bernard Pelletier MP (1788 - 1842)

Inventor of Quinine Directeur de l'ecole de pharmacie de Paris, Decouvre la quinine et la strichnine Pierre-Joseph Pelletier est né à Paris, le 22 mars 1788, et était le petit-...

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Antoine Augustin Parmentier MP (1737 - 1813)

gw0.geneanet... ; en.wikipedia... ; fr.wikipedia... ; Antoine-Augustin Parmentier (Montdidier August 12, 1737 – December 13, 1813) is remembered as a vocal promoter of the potato as a food s...

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Dr. Walter Reed MP (1851 - 1902)

Born at Belroi, Virginia, September 13, 1851, he received his medical degree from the University of Virginia in 1869 and additional training at Bellvue Medical College, New York City in 1870. He wa...

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William Goodall (1829 - 1894)

) William Goodell (October 17, 1829 – October 27, 1894) was an eminent American gynecologist from Philadelphia, best remembered for first describing what is now referred to as Goodell's sign. ...

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Thomas Sydenham MP (1624 - 1689)

Thomas Sydenham (10 September 1624 – 29 December 1689) was an English physician. He was born at Wynford Eagle in Dorset, where his father was a gentleman of property. His brother was Colonel W...

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Dr. Anthony Addington MP (1713 - 1790)

Dr. Anthony Addington Born: 13th December 1713 Died: 1790 at Fringford, Oxfordshire Married: Mary Hiley Occupation: Royal Physician from David Nash Ford's Royal Berkshire History Anthon...

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Jacob Eduard Pollak MP (1818 - 1891)

POLAK, Jakob Eduard (b. 12 November 1818 in Mořina (Groβ Morzin), Czech Republic; d. 8 October 1891 in Vienna), Austrian physician and writer who was instrumental in establishing modern m...

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Dr. Ephraim McDowell MP (1771 - 1830)

Ephraim McDowell (November 11, 1771 – June 25, 1830) was an American physician. He was the first to successfully remove an ovarian tumor. Family Ephraim McDowell was born in Rockbridge Cou...

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Robert Koch, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1905 MP (1843 - 1910)

Heinrich Hermann Robert Koch (11 December 1843 – 27 May 1910) was a German physician. He became famous for isolating Bacillus anthracis (1877), the Tuberculosis bacillus (1882) and Vibrio choler...

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Dr. Benjamin Hooper McLane Spock (1903 - 1998)

Benjamin McLane Spock (May 2, 1903 – March 15, 1998) was an American pediatrician whose book Baby and Child Care, published in 1946, is one of the biggest best-sellers of all time. Its revolut...

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Pliny Earle II, MD (1809 - 1892)

Pliny Earle II, MD (December 31, 1809 - 1892) was an American physician, psychiatrist, and poet. Biography Pliny Earle was born in Leicester, Massachusetts, and was the son of the inventor Pl...

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Dr. John Heysham Gibbon, Jr. MP (1903 - 1973)

John Heysham Gibbon Jr., AB, MD, (September 29, 1903 – February 5, 1973) a surgeon best known for inventing the heart-lung machine and performing the first open heart surgery (a repair of an a...

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Dr. John Scudder (1900 - 1976)

) Dr. John Scudder (1900-December 1976) was a medical doctor and blood transfusion specialist who developed the Plasma for Britain program during the early years of World War II. He recruited Dr. Cha...

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Emily Dunning Barringer (1876 - 1961)

Emily Dunning Barringer (1876–1961) was the world's first female ambulance surgeon and the first woman to secure a surgical residency. Emily Dunning was born in Scarsdale, New York to Edwi...

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Philip Edward Smith (1884 - 1970)

Philip Edward Smith (January 1, 1884 - December 8, 1970) was an American endocrinologist who is best known for his work studying the pituitary gland. He developed methods for removing pituitary gland...

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Theobald Smith (1859 - 1934)

Theobald Smith ForMemRS (July 31, 1859 – December 10, 1934) was a pioneering epidemiologist and pathologist and is widely-considered to be America's first internationally-significant medical r...

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Robert Holbrook Smith ("Dr. Bob") [co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous] (1879 - 1950)

) Robert Holbrook Smith (August 8, 1879 – November 16, 1950), also known as Dr. Bob, was an American physician and surgeon who co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous with Bill Wilson, more commonly k...

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Charles Knowlton (1800 - 1850)

American physician whose popular treatise on birth control, the object of celebrated court actions in the United States and England, initiated the widespread use of contraceptives. --------------...

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Willem Johan Kolff (1911 - 2006)

Willem Johan "Pim" Kolff (February 14, 1911 – February 11, 2009) was a pioneer of hemodialysis as well as in the field of artificial organs. Willem is a member of the Kolff family, an old Dutch ...

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Karl Landsteiner, Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine 1930 MP (1868 - 1943)

Karl Landsteiner FRS (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist and physician. He is noted for having first distinguished the main blood groups in 1900, having developed the mode...

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Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister MP (1827 - 1912)

Born to Quaker parents, father was a wine merchant and amateur sceintist. Joseph Lister is considered by many to be the father of modern antisepsis. Lister came to Edinburgh in 1853 after graduatin...

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Louis Pasteur MP (1822 - 1895)

Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French chemist and microbiologist born in Dole. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of di...

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Surgeon-Captain Matthew Louis Hughes LRCP, MRCS, DPH MP (1867 - 1899)

Surgeon-Captain Matthew Louis Hughes LRCP (Lond) MRCS (Eng 1889), DPH (Lond) 7 July 1867 – 15 Dec 1899 [Tugela River Colenso] The Manchester Times - marriage:- Hughes-Simpson, on Sept 24th...

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Richard Hughes, M.R.C.S.Lon L.R.C.R.Edin MP (1836 - 1902)

Richard Hughes 1836 – 1902 was an orthodox physician who converted to homeopathy to become a Physician at the Brighton Homeopathic Dispensary, Editor of the British Journal of Homeopathy and Per...

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George W. Thorn, M.D. (1906 - 2004)

George W. Thorn (January 15, 1906 - June 26, 2004) was an American physician whose contributions lead to new treatments of kidney diseases and adrenal gland disorders, most notably Addison's diseas...

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Dr. William C. Gorgas, 22nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army MP (1854 - 1920)

William Crawford Gorgas KCMG (October 3, 1854 – July 3, 1920) was a United States physician and 22nd Surgeon General of the U.S. Army (1914-18). He is best known for his work in abating the tr...

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Brig. General Frederick F. Russell (1870 - 1960)

Brigadier General Frederick Fuller Russell (1870, Auburn, New York, USA – December 29, 1960) was a U.S. Army physician who developed a typhoid vaccine in 1909. In 1911, a typhoid vaccination p...

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William Shippen, Jr., 2nd Surgeon General of the Continental Army (1736 - 1808)

. Dr. William Shippen, Jr. (October 21, 1736 – July 11, 1808), was the first systematic teacher of anatomy, surgery and obstetrics in Colonial America and founded the first maternity hospita...

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Major General Spurgeon Neel, MD (1919 - 2003)

Major General Spurgeon Neel, MD, (September 24, 1919 - June 6, 2003) was a United States Army physician who pioneered the development of aeromedical evacuation of battlefield casualties. Early li...

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Dr. Bernadine Healy (1944 - 2011)

Bernadine Patricia Healy (August 4, 1944 – August 6, 2011) was an American physician, cardiologist, academic and a former head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She was a professor...

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Edward Anthony Jenner MP (1749 - 1823)

Edward Anthony Jenner (17 May 1749 – 26 January 1823) was an English physician and scientist from Berkeley, Gloucestershire, who was the pioneer of smallpox vaccine. He is often called "the fath...

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Paracelsus MP (c.1493 - 1541)

Paracelsus (born Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim, 11 November or 17 December 1493 – 24 September 1541) was a German-Swiss Renaissance physician, botanist, alchemist, astr...

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William Harvey MP (1578 - 1657)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... William Harvey (1 April 1578 – 3 June 1657) was an English physician who was the first person to describe completely and in detail the systemic circulation...

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Michael Hoke (1874 - 1944)

Michael Hoke (June 24, 1874 – 1944) was a leading orthopedic surgeon who pioneered the advance of the science for disabled children throughout the United States. The son of American Civil Wa...

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Hugh Hampton Young, MD (1870 - 1945)

Hugh Hampton Young, MD (September 18, 1870 – August 23, 1945) was an American surgeon, urologist, and medical researcher. Hugh H. Young was born in San Antonio, Texas on September 18, 1870...

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Andreas Vesalius MP (1514 - 1564)

Andreas Vesalius (31 December 1514 – 15 October 1564) was a Flemish anatomist, physician, and author of one of the most influential books on human anatomy, De humani corporis fabrica (On the Str...

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John Clement MP (1500 - 1572)

born before 1500; died 1 July 1572 in Mechlin, Belgium. Was an English Roman Catholic physician and humanist. He was tutor to Thomas More's children, and became President of the College of Physicians. ...

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Imhotep MP (c.-2650 - c.-2600)

Imhotep (sometimes spelled Immutef, Im-hotep, or Ii-em-Hotep; called Imuthes (Ἰμούθης) by the Greeks), fl. 27th century BC (circa 2650-2600 BC) (Egyptia...

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Sushruta, Father of Surgery MP (c.-600 - d.)

Suśruta (सुश्रुत (sʊʃɾʊt̪) , was an ancient Indian surgeon and is the author of the book Suśruta Sa...

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Dr. John Collins Warren (1778 - 1856)

Performed the famous operation in the Massachusetts General Hopsital in 1846, using ether as an anasthetic for the first time in a public demonstration . Cofounder of Massachusetts General Hospital. ...

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Dr. John Warren MP (1753 - 1815)

) One of three doctors that founded Harvard Medical School. He entered Harvard when he was 14 years old, and was a patriot of the American cause. Altough he had wanted to serve as a regular soldier...

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Martha May Eliot (c.1891 - 1978)

Martha May Eliot (April 7, 1891-February 14, 1978) , was a foremost pediatrician and specialist in public health, an assistant director for WHO, and an architect of New Deal and postwar programs for ...

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