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History of Medicine

Andreas Vesalius. Study of human anatomy through dissection. Founder of modern Anatomy.
William Harvey. Described blood circulation.
Jonas Salk. Polio vaccine.
Alexander Flemming. Discovered penicillin.
The rebirth of Science & Medicine. Renaissance.
The Father of Medicine. Hippocrates.
Christian Barnard. Performed the first successful heart transplant.
Perfected penicillin. Howard Florey & Erns Chain.
Wilhelm Roentgen. Discovered X-rays.
"Father of Microbiology" Louis Pasteur.
Sir Joseph Lister. Listerine. Began using disinfectants and antiseptics during surgery.
Organ Transplantation. Joseph Murray.
Ignaz Semmelweis. Hand washing policy.
Edward Jenner. Smallpox vaccine.
Louis Pasteur. Germ theory, rabies vaccine & Pasteurization.
Karl Landsteiner. Safe blood transfusion and discovered the different blood types.
Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins. vitamins, nutrition & diet.
Sulfa Drugs. Gerhard Domagk.
Discovered that cancer causing cells are already on the gene of humans. Micheal Bishop & Harold Varmus.
Robert Gallo. Discovered HIV causes AIDS.
They all contributed to anesthesia. Dr. Horace Wells, William Morton, and Crawford Long.
Leonardo da Vinci. Used dissection to draw the human body.
Earliest people to maintain accurate health records. Egyptians.
Founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale.
Developed first public system. Romans.
Established patterns of heredity. Gregory Mendel.
Ven Carson. Separated the Simanse twins.
Invented the stethoscope. René Laennec.
Created the fist mercury thermometer. Gabriel Fahrenheit.
Clara Barton. Developed first bureau of records to search for missing men in battle. Founded the American Red Cross in 1881.
Used acupuncture to relive pain and congestion. Chinese.
Rhazes. Arab physician who began using animal gut for suture material.
James Lind. Scurvy, associated with vitamin C.
Sir Frederic Grant Banting, Charles Best, John James Rickard Macleod. Discovered and purified insulin creating an effective treatment for diabetes.
Emphasis was placed on saving the soul and study of medicine was prohibited. Dark Ages.
Luk Montagnier. Discovered AIDS virus.
Robert Koch. Developed the culture plate method to identify pathogens. Bacterium Tuberculosis.
Isolated Radium in 1910. Marie Curie.
Machine invented 20th century allows people with a failed organ to survive by removing waste from blood. Kidney Dialysis Machine.
Benjamin Franklin Invented Bifocals(glasses).
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