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Roy Linder

Med147 Office Procedures

Aesculapius The staff of Aesculapius depicts a serpent encircling a staff and signifies the art of healing.
Hippocrates The Father of Medicine,Wrote the Hippocratic Oath.
Galen Prince of Physicians
Johns Hopkins University Medical School Became the leader in medical education in the United States.
Abraham Flexner “Flexner Report” was one of the earliest examples of the accreditation process.
Andreas Vesalius The Father of Modern Anatomy. He published a book detailing the structure of the human body that conflicted with the earlier teachings of Galen.
Gabriele Fallopius described and named many parts of human anatomy, including the fallopian tubes in the female.
William Harvey discovered that the heart acts as a muscular pump, moving blood throughout the body
Anton van Leeuwenhoek discovered the magnification process and was the first to observe bacteria and protozoa through a lens.
Marcello Malpighi was a proponent of using the microscope and was instrumental in making microscope study a prerequisite in medicine
John Hunter is known as the Founder of Scientific Surgery
Edward Jenner is best known for giving the first vaccination. He studied smallpox and cowpox, and as a result of Jenner’s work, smallpox has been eradicated from the world
Leopold Auenbrugger developed the use of percussion in diagnosis.
Rene Laennec developed the stethoscope, which began as a rolled paper, allowing him to hear sounds inside the body.
Ignaz Philipp Semmelweis has been called the Savior of Mothers because of his work fighting puerperal fever. He realized that disinfecting and washing hands when moving from one patient to another would reduce the spread of germs.
Louis Pasteur He is best known for developing pasteurization, a method of destroying microorganisms.
Joseph Lister is considered the Father of Sterile Surgery
Wilhelm Konrad Roentgen discovered x-rays and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1901.
Marie and Pierre Curie discovered radium and were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1902.
Florence Nightingale was the founder of nursing, known as the “Lady with the Lamp” because of her efforts in caring for wounded soldiers.
Clara Barton was the founder of the American Red Cross
Margaret Sanger was a proponent of birth control for women at a time when it was illegal to import or distribute any device designed to prevent pregnancy or induce abortion.
Sir Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin accidentally as he was researching.
Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin developed an injectable vaccination against polio.
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross pioneered the understanding of the grief process.
Dr. David Ho one of the most brilliant minds working on the AIDS crisis today.
Dr. C. Everett Koop He is a former Surgeon General of the United States. He is responsible for warning labels on cigarettes.
CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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