Alexander Fleming ~ discovered penicillin in 1928 and started the antibiotic revolution.  He received the Nobel prize in 1945.

Alexander Fleming ~ discovered penicillin in 1928 and started the antibiotic revolution. He received the Nobel prize in 1945.

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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.

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.

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"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

"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

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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.

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.

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Meet Marie Gillain Boivin (1773-1841), a pioneer in the science of obstetrics, a medical inventor, & one of the most important obstetricians of the 19th c.

Meet Marie Gillain Boivin (1773-1841), a pioneer in the science of obstetrics, a medical inventor, & one of the most important obstetricians of the 19th c.

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'a rare glimpse of leonardo da vinci's anatomical drawings' - maria popova, 2012 [brain pickings book review article, images + video link, of leonardo da vinci: anatomist by martin clayton, senior curator of the royal collection]

'a rare glimpse of leonardo da vinci's anatomical drawings' - maria popova, 2012 [brain pickings book review article, images + video link, of leonardo da vinci: anatomist by martin clayton, senior curator of the royal collection]

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The Health Museum - Girl Scout Brownie Classes for following badges Snacks First Aid Inventor Home Scientist Senses My Best Self

The Health Museum - Girl Scout Brownie Classes for following badges Snacks First Aid Inventor Home Scientist Senses My Best Self

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WTF Facts : funny, interesting & weird facts
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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

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

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The wonderful Henrietta Lacks  When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall!!!! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!

The wonderful Henrietta Lacks When I saw this I immediately thought of my younger sister who will be starting Medical School in the Fall!!!! Thanks for paving the way Ms Lacks!

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