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David Rall MP (1926 - 1999)

David Platt Rall (August 3, 1926 – September 28, 1999) was a cancer specialist and a leader in environmental health studies, whose work in environmental health helped turn it into a scientific discip...

6/19/2017 6/19/2017

Dr. Philip Physick, Inventor of Soda MP (1768 - 1837)

"Syng Physick"

Father of American surgery. One of the foremost surgeons of the time, Physick was among the few doctors who remained in the city to care for the sick during Philadelphia's decimating yellow fever epide...

7/28/2009 4/22/2017

Donald Ainslie Henderson MP (1928 - 2016)

Donald Ainslie Henderson (September 7, 1928 – August 19, 2016) was an American physician, educator, and epidemiologist who directed a 10-year international effort (1967–77) that eradicated smallpox thr...

12/30/2016 12/30/2016

Johan Gustaf Siefvert MP (1729 - 1814)

Fältskär.

11/3/2010 12/20/2016

Alfred Lebbeus Loomis MP (1831 - 1895)

Alfred Lebbeus Loomis (1831 – 1895) was an American physician who served as president of the Association of American Physicians.

2/13/2013 11/25/2016

William R. Bennett MP (1796 - 1861)

Parents are Abraham and Catherine Roberts Bennett He was educated in Philadelphia, PA and became an early physician, a surveyor and a farmer. In payment for his services to survey and to sell lands f...

8/26/2010 11/25/2016

Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott MP (1837 - 1913)

Anderson Ruffin Abbott, M.D. (7 April 1837 – 29 December 1913) was the first Black Canadian to be a licensed physician. His career included participation in the American Civil War.

9/13/2009 11/24/2016

Charles V. Chapin MP (1856 - 1941)

Dr. Charles V. (Charles Value) Chapin, 1856-1941, was an internationally renowned pioneer in the field of public health and epidemiology, and served as Providence's superintendent of health from 1884 t...

10/12/2012 9/26/2016

Albert Blalock MP (1899 - 1964)

Alfred Blalock (April 5, 1899 – September 15, 1964) was a 20th-century American surgeon most noted for his research on the medical condition of shock as well as Tetralogy of Fallot— commonly known as...

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

Sir Philip Crampton, 1st Baronet, FRS (7 June 1777 – 10 June 1858) was an eminent Irish surgeon and anatomist. Crampton was born in Dublin, Ireland, the son of a dentist. He was a childhood friend ...

7/7/2012 6/30/2016

John Hunter, MD MP (1728 - 1793)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary John Hunter FRS (13 February 1728 – 16 October 1793) was a Scottish surgeon regarded as one of the most distinguished scientists and surgeons of his day. He was an earl...

1/22/2014 6/22/2016

Albrecht von Haller MP (1708 - 1777)

Albrecht von Haller (16 October 1708 – 12 December 1777) was a Swiss anatomist, physiologist, naturalist and poet. He was born of an old Swiss family at Bern. Prevented by long-continued ill-health fro...

11/19/2012 6/20/2016

Hermanus Boerhaave MP (1668 - 1738)

Herman(us) Boerhaave (Voorhout St. Boerhaavehuis , 31 december 1668 – Leiden, 23 september 1738) was een Nederlands arts, anatoom, botanicus, scheikundige, humanist[bron?] en onderzoeker. ~• An accou...

7/18/2008 6/20/2016

Cuthbert Dukes OBE MP (1890 - 1977)

Cuthbert Dukes OBE (1890–1977) was an English physician and pathologist and author, for whom the Dukes classification for colorectal cancer is named. Born in Bridgwater, Somerset, Dukes was educate...

6/12/2016 6/12/2016

Arthur Clifton Guyton MP (1919 - 2003)

Arthur Guyton was a cardiovascular physiologist, medical instructor, and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Mississippi. His research in cardiovascular regulati...

6/20/2008 5/25/2016

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO MP (1828 - 1917)

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO (August 6, 1828 – December 12, 1917) was the founder of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine. He was also a physician and surgeon, author, inventor and Kansas territorial a...

3/19/2009 5/23/2016

Grace White MP (1620 - 1733)

Convicted of being a witch by ducking trial on July 10, 1706, she survived the ducking and served seven(7) years imprisonment. She is known as the "Witch of Pungo" in the Lynnhaven area between Norfolk...

3/20/2012 1/7/2016

William T. G. Morton MP (1819 - 1868)

"William T. G. Morton"

William Thomas Green Morton (August 9, 1819 – July 15, 1868) was an American dentist who first publicly demonstrated the use of inhaled ether as a surgical anesthetic in 1846. The promotion of his qu...

12/30/2015 12/30/2015

Pierre Louis MP (1787 - 1872)

Pierre-Charles-Alexandre Louis (14 April 1787 – 22 August 1872) was a French physician, clinician and pathologist known for his studies on tuberculosis, typhoid fever, and pneumonia, but Louis's grea...

12/30/2015 12/30/2015

Henry Ingersoll Bowditch MP (1808 - 1892)

Henry Ingersoll Bowditch (1808-1892) was an American physician and a prominent Christian abolitionist. Bowditch was born on Aug. 9, 1808, in Salem, Mass to Nathaniel Bowditch, a renowned mathematicia...

8/8/2012 12/28/2015

Fessenden Nott Otis, M.D. MP (1825 - 1900)

Urologist, artist, author, professor, attended the University of the City of New York and graduated from the NY Medical College in 1852. He was a surgeon on the United States Mail and Pacific Mail stea...

1/2/2012 12/27/2015

Amato Lusitano - João Rodrigues de Castelo Branco, MP (1511 - 1568)

"João Rodrigues de Castelo Branco", "Amatus Lusitanus", "Ḥaviv ha-Sephardi", "Habib HaSephardi", "Amato Lusitano", "Abraham ben Solomon Usque"

João Rodrigues de Castelo Branco, (Amato Lusitano) - Amatus Lusitanus (Castelo Branco, 1511 – Thessaloniki, 1568), was a notable Portuguese Jewish physician of the 16th century. Like Herophilus, Galen,...

4/13/2011 9/18/2015

Oliver Sacks, CBE, MD MP (1933 - 2015)

Oliver Sacks Neurologist & Author Explored the Brain's Quirks New York Times Obituary Oliver Sacks' Personal Reminiscences NYTimes, August 14, 2015 OLIVER SACKS, M.D. Official Website

1/21/2009 8/30/2015

Faritius Haget MP (deceased)

Physician to Henry I King of England and Abbot of Abingdon Abbey.

5/25/2015 8/29/2015

Charles Bell MP (1774 - 1842)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary Sir Charles Bell KH FRS FRSE FRCSE MWS (12 November 1774 – 28 April 1842) was a Scottish surgeon, anatomist, neurologist and philosophical theologian. His three older...

1/24/2014 7/20/2015

Dr. Daniel Drake MP (1785 - 1852)

Daniel Drake (October 20, 1785 – November 5, 1852) was an American physician, writer.[1] He was born in Plainfield, N. J. to Isaac Drake and Elizabeth Shotwell, and elder brother of Benjamin Drake auth...

1/24/2012 6/10/2015

Stanley Greenspan, MD MP (1941 - 2010)

Stanley Greenspan (June 1, 1941 – April 27, 2010) was a clinical professor of Psychiatry, Behavioral Science, and Pediatrics at George Washington University Medical School and a practicing child psychi...

12/13/2008 6/2/2015

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 Russia...

4/19/2014 5/16/2015

Paul Dudley White MP (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. White's int...

3/15/2012 5/5/2015

Morrill Wyman MP (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 fever, he...

4/24/2015 4/24/2015

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 Medical Sch...

9/21/2012 4/23/2015

Samuel Orton MP (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 treatment o...

4/20/2015 4/20/2015

Alfred Alexander Woodhull MP (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 prize....

4/17/2015 4/17/2015

William Howell Masters MP (1915 - 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 Virginia Es...

3/8/2009 4/16/2015

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).[1] ...

10/13/2013 4/15/2015

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 — Dr. ...

4/19/2010 4/14/2015

Prof. Dr. Moriz Benedikt MP (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 neurolog...

7/4/2014 4/14/2015

Bernhard Zondek MP (1891 - 1966)

Bernhard Zondek ברנרד צונדק ‎ (July 29, 1891 - November 8, 1966) was a German-Jewish gynecologist who developed the first reliable pregnancy test in 1928. Biography Bernhard Zondek was born in Wr...

2/13/2009 4/13/2015

Robert Remak, Prof. Dr. med. 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 26th, 1815. He received rudimentary inst...

3/28/2012 4/13/2015

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 Lánů, Svitavy-Lány), n...

6/20/2009 4/13/2015

Dr. Karl Bettelheim MP (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, and S...

1/30/2013 4/13/2015

Adrian Kantrowitz MP (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 on Dec...

1/13/2011 4/13/2015

Dr. Henry J. Heimlich MP (1920 - 2016)

Henry Heimlich From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Henry Heimlich Born Henry Judah Heimlich February 3, 1920 Wilmington, Delaware Died December 17, 2016 (aged 96) Cincinnati, Ohio Education M.D., Cor...

4/4/2014 4/12/2015

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 vaccine. He ...

10/30/2011 4/11/2015

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...

11/24/2014 4/11/2015

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...

9/27/2011 4/11/2015

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

"Karl"

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 began his medi...

10/23/2010 4/11/2015

Mortimer Sackler, KBE MP (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 industry...

1/4/2009 4/11/2015

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 the Un...

12/19/2014 4/10/2015

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 compounds ...

4/27/2009 4/10/2015

Julius Eduard Hitzig MP (1838 - 1907)

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

2/7/2009 4/10/2015

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 travell...

7/23/2014 4/10/2015

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. Contents [show] Biogr...

5/18/2014 4/10/2015

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 Vienna's J...

12/3/2009 4/10/2015

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 ...

9/23/2013 4/9/2015

Samuel Sarphati MP (1813 - 1866)

Samuel Sarphati (1813-1866). Schepper van een nieuwe stad Door: Willem de Bruin Historisch Nieuwsblad nr. 8/2010 In de negentiende eeuw was Amsterdam een stad van vergane glorie. De grachtengordel was ...

7/6/2012 4/9/2015

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 Ji...

7/25/2014 4/9/2015

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...

12/29/2010 4/8/2015

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 with a dissertation on...

10/4/2010 4/8/2015

Dorothy Reed Mendenhall MP (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 ...

12/17/2013 4/7/2015

Lewis Atterbury Stimson MP (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 made adva...

3/11/2009 4/5/2015

Gladys Dick MP (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 was born ...

4/3/2015 4/3/2015

George Frederick Dick MP (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 the Army ...

4/3/2015 4/3/2015

Margaret Irving Handy MP (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...

2/10/2009 3/28/2015

Hanz Zinsser MP (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 of scie...

1/5/2013 3/24/2015

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 originating the ...

3/23/2015 3/23/2015

"Herrmann The Great" MP (1844 - 1896)

""Herrmann The Great""

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 children to S...

10/27/2014 3/18/2015

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 ...

8/20/2008 3/17/2015

Dr. Samuel Hahnemann MP (aft.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 1843) wa...

3/17/2015 3/17/2015

Hattie Alexander MP (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 influenz...

3/8/2015 3/8/2015

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...

12/19/2014 12/19/2014

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

"Cornelis Bonetekoe (geslacht Decker)"

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 the wor...

1/23/2013 12/3/2014

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 Revolutionary, ...

11/1/2012 12/2/2014

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 for Physi...

2/7/2009 8/25/2014

Richard Alan John Asher MP (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 observa...

9/14/2010 8/19/2014

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 life ...

11/7/2012 6/25/2014

Dr. Beverley R. Wellford MP (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...

1/7/2013 6/17/2014

Dr. James Laurence Cabell MP (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 graduated...

5/29/2009 6/14/2014

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...

6/2/2014 6/2/2014

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 t...

5/11/2010 6/2/2014

Augustus W. Stinchfield MP (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. Starr Judd, Hen...

5/28/2014 5/28/2014

John Brodhead Beck MP (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 associat...

5/21/2014 5/21/2014

Theodric Romeyn Beck MP (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 jurisprudence w...

5/21/2014 5/21/2014

Edward Augustus Holyoke MP (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 Preside...

2/27/2009 5/7/2014

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

"Doc Susie"

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 ...

5/7/2014 5/7/2014

Dr. James Jackson, Sr. MP (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...

9/27/2011 5/3/2014

Frank James Jobe MP (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 major reco...

4/28/2014 4/28/2014

Dr. George C S Choate MP (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, to Ma...

12/22/2011 4/26/2014

Augustus Thorndike MP (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 Harvard Univ...

4/26/2014 4/26/2014

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 controversial psycho-an...

1/9/2014 1/9/2014

William Pepper, Jr., M.D. MP (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...

8/4/2007 1/5/2014

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

"George Sumner /Huntington/", "George /Huntington/"

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. Huntington des...

4/11/2010 1/4/2014

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 to the ...

6/9/2010 12/19/2013

John Welch Jones, M. D. MP (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 ill pe...

12/15/2013 12/15/2013

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.

4/26/2010 11/13/2013

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 and earl...

11/6/2013 11/6/2013

William Williams Keen M.D. MP (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...

8/4/2010 11/6/2013

Anders Adolf Retzius MP (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 in 1812...

12/19/2010 10/15/2013

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 and pioneered its use in diagnosing v...

8/30/2013 8/30/2013

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 was tr...

8/30/2013 8/30/2013