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Famous Med People

TermDefinition
hippocrates father or modern medicine
aristotle anatomy
claudius galen blood flows through arteries
leonardo da vinci dissections
ambroise pare father or modern surgery
william harvey circulation
leeuwenhoek bacteria
joseph priestly oxygen from photosynthesis
benjamin franklin bifocals and catheter
edward jenner smallpox vaccine
rene laennec stethescope
ignaz semmelweis hand washing
william morton ether anesthetic
elizabeth blackwell first female physician
florence nightingale founder of modern nursing
joseph lister antiseptic
paul ehrlich syphilis cure
clara barton american red cross
robert koch father of microbiology
louis pasteur pasteurization
wilhelm roentgen x rays
sigmund freud father of pyschanalysist
alexander fleming penicillin
jonas salk shot polio vaccine
albert sabin oral polio vaccine
Created by: hortar