First public health officer
founder of scientific surgery
Dr. Alfred Blalock
developed a lifesaving operation for "blue babies"
named fallopian tube
developed the stethoscope
Dr. Viven Thomas
worked closely with Dr. Blalock to do research and constructedinstruments that were used in surgical procedures
developed the culture plate method for isolation of bacteria
conducted research on HIV
Crawford Williamson Long
used ether as an anesthetic agent
performed the first human heart transplant
father of Experimental Physiology
discovered the American Red Cross
father of Sterile Surgery
US Army pathologist and bacteriologist who proved that yellow fever was transmitted by the bite of a mosquito
father of Bacteriology
Jonas Salk/Albert Sabin
discovered the polio vaccine
discovered that the heart as a pump and that blood;s motion is a continuos cycle
father of Modern Anatomy
pioneered the use of the microscope
developed the smallpox vaccine
founder of nursing
discovered insulin as a treatment for diabetes
Father of Medicine
first woman to recieve the Doctor of Medicine degree in the US
Anton van Leeuwenhoek
worked with lens grinding and magnification to observe microscopic organisms
Savior of Mothers
discovered the "magic bullet" 606
used nitrous oxide as an anesthetic agent
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