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Medical People

leonardo davinci (1452-1519) Studied anatomy by dissecting human corpses
william Harvey (1578-1658) He knew blood flew through the body
Gabriele Fallopius (1523-1562) condoms,named fallopian tubes
Bartolommeo Eustachios (1520-1574) discovered the Eustacian tube in the ear
Anton von Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723) creates microscope, thinks there are living organisms smaller than the eye can see
Joseph Priestly (1732-1804) isolated oxygen by heating mercuiric acid
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) Bifocal glasses, developed flexible urinary catheter, believed diseases happened more in rooms without venilation
Rene Laennec (1781-1826) invented stethescope described evolution of Tuberculosis
Edward Jenner (1749-1823) discovered vaccine for smallpox,founder of immunology and pioneer of modern virology
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) discovered diseases are spread by bacteria,pasteurazation-killing germs by heat, microbes fighting off the called vaccination
Joseph Lister (1827-1912) studied coagulation of blood in injuries, to control bacteria he began to spray carbolic acid on surgical instruments and wounds
Ernest VanBergmann (1836-1907) Asepsis(sterilizing)
Ignaz Semmelweis Handwashing
Clara Barton 1864-founded American Red Cross
Dorothy Dix Mental Health crusader
Elizabeth Blackwell First women doctor
Florence Nightingale opened first nursing school, pionner of modern nursing
Robert Koch (1843-1910) 1870 demostrated that Bacillus anthrax spores cause an infection in mice, father of microbiology/ Bacteriology
Wilhem Roentgen (1845-1923) discovered x-rays
Paul Enrlich (1854-1915) contributions to cure of syphilis, immunology, hematology, chemotherapy
Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) revolutionized ideas on how the human mind works
Alexander Fleming (1881-1955) bacteriologist who discovers that mold can kill a germ, Penicillin notatum
Gerhard Domagk Discovered sulfa drugs
Jonas Salk (1914-1995) inactive vaccine against polio
Albert Sabin (1906-1993) "live virus" oral vaccine proved more efficent
Watson and Crick discovered basic building blocks of life, double helix structure is an acid that causes the information to "program" the cells work, grow and determine the differences between individuals (DNA)
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