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Famous Medical Heroes

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Hippocrates
Father of Medicine
Andreas Vesalius
Father of Anatomy
Dr. William Harvey
Circulation of blood, dissected father and sister
Anton Leeuwenhoek
microscope
Edward Jenner
Small Pox Vaccine
Rene Lanence
Stethoscope
Clara Barton
Founder of Red Cross
Dorthia Dix
Human Treatment of Mentally Ill
Elizabeth Blackwell
First Woman Doctor
Florence Nightingale
Crimean Founder of Modern Nursing
Louis Pasteur
Pasteurization
Wilhelm Roentgen
Discovered X-rays
Frederick Banting & Charles Best
Insulin
Alexander Fleming
Penicillin
Jonas Salk
Injectable Polio Vaccine
Albert Sabin
Oral Polio VaccineChr
Christian Bernard
First Heart Transplant, Human
CAT Scanner
Computerized Axial Tomography
C. Everett Koop
Surgeon General, Warnings on Cigarettes, Smoke Free Workplace
William Devries
First Artifical Heart
Jack Kevorkian
First Assisted Suicide
Ben Franklin
invented bifocals, lightning rod, and urinary catheter
Joseph Lister
discovered carbolic acid's antiseptic purpose