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The African-American Heart Surgery Pioneer

The Genius of Vivien Thomas

The African-American Heart Surgery Pioneer( )
Author: Wyckoff, Edwin Brit
Series title:Genius Inventors and Their Great Ideas Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7660-4140-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Imprint:Enslow Elementary
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.27
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Vivien Theodore Thomas Was An African-American Surgical Technician Who Developed the Procedures Used To Treat Blue Baby Syndrome In the 1940S. He Was An Assistant To Surgeon Alfred Blalock In Blalock'S Experimental Animal Laboratory At Vanderbilt University In Nashville, Tennessee and Later At the Johns Hopkins University In Baltimore, Maryland. Without Any Education Past High School, Thomas Rose Above Poverty and Racism To Become a Cardiac Surgery Pioneer and a Teacher of Operative...
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