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Hippocrates Father of modern medicine
Aristotle First to study anatomy
Claudius Galen First to prove arteries carry blood
Leonardo de Vinci First to use dissection
William Harvey First to discover blood circulation
Anton van Leeuwenhoek Father of Microbiology
Joseph Priestly Discovered oxygen
Ben Franklin Created bifocals
Edward Jenner Vaccine for smallpox
Ambrose Pare father of modern surgery
Rene Laennec stethoscope
Philippe Pinal awareness to mental health
Ignaz Semmelweis hand washing
William Morten anesthesia
Elizabeth Blackwell first female physition
Florence Nightingale modern nursing
Joseph Lister antiseptic
Paul Ehrlich treatment of syphilis
Clara Barton American Red Cross
Robert Roch microbiology
Louis Pasteur pasteurization
Emile Roux bacteriologist
Wilhelm Roentgen X-Rays
Alexander Fleming penicillin
Sigmund Freud Father of psychology
Jonas Salk Polio Vaccine
Alfred Sabin oral polio vaccine
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