Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician who developed the procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his alma mater, Johns Hopkins in 1941.
Nonin Medical inventor of the fingertip pulse oximeter most-trusted by respiratory therapists is making our clinically proven PureSAT® pulse oximetry...
"Principles for the Development of a Complete Mind: Study the science of art. Study the art of science. Develop your senses - especially learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else." -Leonardo da Vinci
Alexander Fleming ~ discovered penicillin in 1928 and started the antibiotic revolution. He received the Nobel prize in 1945.
Pediatric Device Consortium (PDC) is a group of physicians, engineers, scientists and others… all inventors working together to develop medical devices designed especially for children. PDC is based at the University of California, San Francisco and funded through the United States FDA's Pediatric Device Consortia Grant Program.
Walter Freeman, inventor of the lobotomy--Even after his medical license was revoked for killing a patient with his technique, he would travel the country in his “Lobotomobile” to service the needy and the isolated. He performed 3,439 lobotomies during his career, though the psychological and physical damage caused by his practice of psychiatry is unquantifiable
"Kathleen’s poor grades hurt her self-esteem, so we decided to try ADHD medication. She was upset about the decision, so I printed out a list of famous inventors, musicians, artists, and athletes who were diagnosed with ADHD. She lit up." See how one creative momma harnessed this insight into some beautiful reminders of ADHD's special powers (available to purchase and hang, we might add).