childbed fever: caused by physicians not washing hands
discovered microorganisms, and how they cause disease
first to use antiseptic.
Ernst von Bergmann
father of Microbiology
discovered effect of medicine on disease causing organisms. 606 tries to find syphilis
discovered compounds that kill bacteria
formed basis of psychology
discovered vaccine for polio virus
live polio vaccine
founded first school of nursing
father of medicine, kept notes of the signs and symptoms of diseases. Wrote Oath of Hippocrates
First to describe circulation of blood and pumping of heart
Discovered the Fallopian tubes
building of universities and medical schools, dissection of body, searching new ways for diseases.