Famous American Pathologists

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 1 Bennet Omalu

Bennet Omalu
Famous As: Pathologist, Neuropathologist
Birthdate: September 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Idemili South, Nigeria

Nigerian-American physician, forensic-pathologist and neuropathologist Bennet Omalu is most-noted for discovering chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American football players. He was serving at Allegheny County coroner's office in Pittsburgh at that time. He presently serves as President and Medical Director of Bennet Omalu Pathology, chief medical examiner for San Joaquin County, and as professor at the University of California, Davis.

 2 Beck Weathers

Beck Weathers
Famous As: Pathologist
Birthdate: December 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Texas, United States

 3 Thomas Stoltz Harvey

Thomas Stoltz Harvey
Famous As: Pathologist, Neurologist
Birthdate: October 10, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville
Died: April 5, 2007

Pathologist Thomas Stoltz Harvey was the man who conducted an autopsy on Albert Einstein. It is believed the Princeton Hospital employee later stole Einstein’s brain without his family’s permission and even lost his job for it. He kept parts of the brain with him for 43 years.

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 4 Alice Hamilton

Alice Hamilton
Famous As: Toxicologist, Pathologist, University teacher, Physician
Birthdate: February 27, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Wayne
Died: September 22, 1970

 5 William H. Welch

William H. Welch
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: April 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Norfolk Historic District, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 30, 1934

 6 George Whipple

George Whipple
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: August 28, 1878
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ashland, New Hampshire, United States
Died: February 1, 1976

 7 Bert Vogelstein

Bert Vogelstein
Famous As: Oncologist
Birthdate: June 2, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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 8 Clarence Lushbaugh

Clarence Lushbaugh
Famous As: Radiologist, Pathologist
Birthdate: March 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Covington, Kentucky, United States
Died: October 13, 2000

 9 René Dubos

René Dubos
Famous As: Microbiologist
Birthdate: February 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
Died: February 20, 1982

 10 Simon Flexner

Simon Flexner
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: March 25, 1863
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, Unites States
Died: May 2, 1946

 11 Theobald Smith

Theobald Smith
Famous As: Pathologist
Birthdate: July 31, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Albany, New York, United States
Died: December 10, 1934

 12 Howard Taylor Ricketts

Howard Taylor Ricketts
Famous As: Pathologist
Birthdate: February 9, 1871
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Findlay, Ohio, United States
Died: May 3, 1910

 13 Ernest William Goodpasture

Ernest William Goodpasture
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: October 17, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 20, 1960

 14 Eugene Lindsay Opie

Eugene Lindsay Opie
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: July 5, 1873
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Staunton, Virginia, United States
Died: March 12, 1971

 15 Elvin C. Stakman

Elvin C. Stakman
Famous As: Advisor
Birthdate: May 17, 1885
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Algoma, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 22, 1979

 16 Oscar Auerbach

Oscar Auerbach
Famous As: Doctor
Birthdate: January 1, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 15, 1997

 17 Lydia Maria Adams DeWitt

Lydia Maria Adams DeWitt
Famous As: Pathologist
Birthdate: February 1, 1859
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Died: March 10, 1928