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List of Famous Pathologists

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List of famous pathologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top pathologists in the world? This includes the most prominent pathologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable pathologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic pathologists were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned pathologists.

Examples of people on this list: Jack Kevorkian, Martin J. Fettman and more.

From reputable, prominent, and well known pathologists to the lesser known pathologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the pathologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous pathologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous pathologists?" then you're in the right place. (51 items)
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    Jack Kevorkian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Pathologists
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    Jacob "Jack" Kevorkian, was an American pathologist, euthanasia activist, painter, author, composer, and instrumentalist. He is best known for publicly championing a terminal patient's right to die via physician-assisted suicide; he claimed to have assisted at least 130 patients to that end. He was ...more

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    • Age: Died at 83 (1928-2011)
    • Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, USA
    • Profession: Painter, Musician, Author, Physician, Pathologist
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    Santiago Ramón y Cajal is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Pathologists
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    Santiago Ramón y Cajal was a Spanish pathologist, histologist, neuroscientist, and Nobel laureate. His original pioneering investigations of the microscopic structure of the brain have led his being designated by many, as the father of modern neuroscience. His medical artistry was legendary, and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1852-1934)
    • Birthplace: Petilla de Aragón, Spain
    • Profession: Scientist, Physician, Pathologist
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    Martin J. Fettman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Pathologists
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    Martin Joseph Fettman is an American pathologist and researcher who flew on NASA Space Shuttle mission STS-58 aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia as a Payload Specialist. more

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    • Age: 59
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Pathologist
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    Charles Scott Sherrington is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Pathologists
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    Sir Charles Scott Sherrington, OM, GBE, PRS was an English neurophysiologist, histologist, bacteriologist, and a pathologist, Nobel laureate and president of the Royal Society in the early 1920s. He received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edgar Adrian, 1st Baron Adrian, in 1932 for their ...more

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    • Age: Died at 95 (1857-1952)
    • Birthplace: Islington, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Bacteriologist, Neurophysiologist, Pathologist
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    John C. York is a retired American cancer research pathologist, married to Marie Denise DeBartolo York, and former co-owner and current co-chairman of the San Francisco 49ers. The Yorks have four children: sons Jed and Tony, and daughters Jenna and Mara. York was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma. The son of a ...more

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    • Age: 66
    • Birthplace: Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States of America
    • Profession: Researcher, Pathologist
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    Elizabeth Stern was a Canadian-born American pathologist, especially well known for her insights on the cell's progression from a healthy to a cancerous state. Stern received her medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1939 and the following year migrated to the United States, where she became ...more

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    • Age: Died at 65 (1915-1980)
    • Birthplace: Cobalt, Canada
    • Profession: Educator, Scientist, Physician, Pathologist
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    René Dubos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Pathologists
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    René Jules Dubos was a French-born American microbiologist, experimental pathologist, environmentalist, humanist, and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction for his book So Human An Animal. He is credited as an author of a maxim, "Think globally, act locally". Dubos devoted most of his ...more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1901-1982)
    • Birthplace: Saint-Brice-sous-Forêt, France
    • Profession: Microbiologist, Environmentalist, Author, Pathologist, Writer
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    Maud Menten is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Pathologists
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    Maud Leonora Menten was a Canadian physician-scientist who made significant contributions to enzyme kinetics and histochemistry. Her name is associated with the famous Michaelis–Menten equation in biochemistry. Maud Menten was born in Port Lambton, Ontario and studied medicine at the University of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1879-1960)
    • Birthplace: Port Lambton, Ontario
    • Profession: Scientist, Physician, Pathologist
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