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Health Science

Isolated radium in 1910 Marie Curie
Established the patterns of heredity Gregory Mendel
Developed a vaccine for smallpox in 1796 Edward Jenner
Described the circulation to and from the heart William Harvey
Began public health and sanitation systems Romans
Discovered X-rays in 1895 William Roentgen
The father of medicine Hippocrates
Discovered penicillin in 1928 Sir Alexander Fleming
Artist who used dissection to draw the human body Leonardo da Vinci
Emphasis was placed on the saving the soul and the study of medicine was prohibited Dark Ages
Founded the American Red Cross Clara Barton
Earliest people known the maintain accurate health records Egyptians
Began pasteurizing milk to kill bacteria Louis Pasteur
Used acupuncture to relieve pain and congestion Chinese
Developed the culture plate method to identify pathogens Robert Koch
Founder of modern nursing Florence Nightingale
Began using disinfectants and antiseptics during surgery Joseph Lister
Created the first mercury thermometer Gabriel Fahrenheit
Developed the polio vaccine in 1952 Jonas Salk
An Arab physician who began he use of animal gut for suture material Rhazes
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