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.
I wonder how many Nobel laureates, medical researchers, physicians, nurses, inventors, philanthropists, diplomats, humanitarians...have been lost to abortion in the 42 years since Roe v. Wade. Forty-two: old enough to become President of the U.S.
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.
Dr. Patricia Era Bath is an African American/Native American ophthalmologist and the inventor of the Laserphaco Probe. Bath is the first African American woman doctor to receive a patent for a medical purpose. Her Laserphaco Probe is used to treat cataracts.
Patricia Era Bath (born November 4, 1942, Harlem, New York) is an African American and Native American ophthalmologist, inventor and academic. She has broken ground for women and African Americans in a number of areas. Prior to Bath, no woman had served on the staff of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, headed a post-graduate training program in ophthalmology or been elected to the honorary staff of the UCLA Medical Center (an honor bestowed on her after her retirement).