Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Bernadine Healy (1944-2011) was a cardiologist who served as the first female director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) between 1991 and 1993. In addition to her work at Johns Hopkins University and the Cleveland Clinic, she also served as CEO of the American Red Cross and President of the American Heart Association. She is well-known for her work helping to establish equality for women in health policy and research, notably establishing the Women's Health Initiative at NIH.
Dr. Clarence Dennis (1909-2003) was a pioneering heart surgeon and developer of a heart-lung bypass machine. Laboratory notes, correspondence, publications, and professional papers chronicle his surgical and research career at the University of Minnesota, the State University of New York, and the National Heart and Lung Institute.
Dr. Emanuel Libman received his medical degree from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and was associated with the Mount Sinai Hospital as a pathologist, and attending and consulting physician. Among the correspondents are Maude Abbott, Ludwig Aschoff, Ephraim M. Bluestone, Albert Einstein, Abraham Flexner, Abraham Jacobi, Charles andWilliam Mayo, Hideyo Noguchi, William Osler, M. Rachmilewitz, Humphry Rolleston, and William H. Welch.
George Edward Burch, an internationally known cardiologist, received his medical degree from Tulane University Medical School, joined the school's Department of Medicine in 1934, and has been affiliated with Tulane University since that time. Correspondence, data relating to meetings, conferences, organizations and journal publication, photographs, clippings, reprints, certificates and diplomas.
Dr. John H. Gibbon invented the first artificial heart-lung machine and performed the first human open heart operation. The collection includes material on this subject as well as some biographical and genealogical data.