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Dr.Virginia Apgar

This month’s “Notable Figure in Public Health” is Dr.Virginia Apgar. She played an important role in the development of a medical evaluation for newborns, called the “Apgar Score,” and she contributed to the development of an NGO organization that promotes awareness and funding for research. 476 more words


Final Jeopardy 8-10-2017


August 10, 2017


Final Jeopardy Category:


Famous Names


Final Jeopardy Clue:


At a May 1989 ceremony in Cape Town, he received a Bachelor of Laws correspondence degree in absentia… 10 more words

Buckeye Zealot

Dr. C Walton Lillehei

This month, for the third edition of “Famous Names in Public Health!” This month I will focus on the medical side of healthcare by recognizing a figure who contributed significantly to the treatment of cardiac conditions. 503 more words

Public Health

John Snow

Welcome to the second edition of “Famous Names in Public Health!” In this segment, I will give recognition to individuals who have made significant contributions to the fields of public health and medicine. 380 more words


New World...or?

It’s been about six months since the election and all of the hysteria that has surrounded it. So, this blog will be mainly about politics…if that does not interest you, cut to the end.  1,522 more words

Investing/The Economy

Rita Colwell

Welcome to the first edition of “Famous Names in Public Health!” In this segment, I will do my best to give credit and recognition to the scientists, activists, philanthropists, epidemiologists, and advocates who have made significant contributions to the field of public health. 383 more words

Public Health


Can you name this man?

This game is quick, simple, and enjoyable. If given a few clues, can you guess the names of two famous people? 482 more words