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The surgical research technician who contributed to the sucess of the Blalock-Taussigg procedure.
Presented rules of health to the Jews around 1205 B.C., making him the first advocate of preventive medicine and the first public health officer.
Known as the "Father of Medicine", was most famous of the ancient Grek physicians, best remembered for an oath that has been taken by many physicians for more than 2000 years.
A Greek physician who migrated to Rome in 162 A.D. and become known as the "Prince of Physicians".
A Belgian anatomist who is known as the "Father of Modern Anatomy"
Announced his discovery in 1628 that the heart acts as a muscular pump, forcing and propelling blood throughout the body.
The first to observe bacteria and protozoa through a lens.
Famous Eglish scientist known as "Fpunder of Scientific Surgery".
Observed that those who contracted cowpox never contracted smallpox.
Directed that in his wards the students were to wash and disinfect their hands before going to examine women in labor and deliver infants.
Saved the dairy industry of France during the nineteenth century from disaster by developing a process now called pasteurization.
Reasoned that microoragnism must be the cause of infections and should be kept out of wounds.
The first to use ether as an anesthetic agent.
Discovered radium in 1898, and they were awarded the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on radioactivity.
Known as the founder of nursing and fondly called "The Lady With the Lamp".
Organized a commitee in Washinton that became the American Red Cross in 1881.
Became the American leader of the birth control movement.
Wrote about death and dying,
Considered by many to be one of the most brillant minds today helping peace together the puzzle of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
Became a proponent of tobacco awareness, insisting that tobacco advertisements must be made less attractive to the youth of today.
Almost eradicated polio, which was once a killer and crippler of thousands in the US.
Salk and Sabin