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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Everything from Gertrude Stein to Helen B. Taussig is included on this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine?” and “Which celebrities are Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine alumni?”

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Harvey Williams Cushing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Neurosurgery, Scientist, Physician Harvey Williams Cushing was an American neurosurgeon. A pioneer of brain surgery, he was the first person to describe Cushing's disease. He is often called the "father of modern

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Gertrude Stein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Poet, Librettist, Author Gertrude Stein was an American writer of novels, poetry and plays. Born in West Allegheny, Pennsylvania and raised in Oakland, California, Stein moved to Paris in 1903, making France her home ...more

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Helen B. Taussig is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Physician Helen Brooke Taussig was an American cardiologist, working in Baltimore and Boston who founded the field of pediatric cardiology. Notably, she is credited with developing the concept for a ...more

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Victor A. McKusick is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Professor Victor Almon McKusick, internist and medical geneticist, was University Professor of Medical Genetics and Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA. He was a ...more

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George L. Engel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
George Libman Engel was an American psychiatrist. He spent most of his career at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. He is best known for his formulation of the ...more

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Joseph Erlanger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Scientist Joseph Erlanger was an American physiologist who is best known for his contributions to the field of neuroscience. Together with Herbert Spencer Gasser, he identified several varieties of nerve ...more

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Keith Ablow is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Psychiatrist, Talk show host, Novelist Keith Russell Ablow is an American psychiatrist, author and television personality. He is also a contributor on psychiatry for Fox News Channel.

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Denton Cooley is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Surgeon Denton Arthur Cooley is an American heart surgeon famous for performing the first implantation of a total artificial heart. Cooley is also founder and surgeon in-chief of The Texas Heart ...more

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Richard Axel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Scientist Richard Axel is a molecular biologist and University Professor in the Department of Neuroscience at Columbia University and investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. His work on the ...more

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Curtis Ruegg is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Curtis Ruegg Curtis Ruegg is Executive Vice President of Research and Development with Revance Theraputics. He was with Activated Cell Therapy, Inc.

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George Whipple is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Physician George Hoyt Whipple was an American physician, pathologist, biomedical researcher, and medical school educator and administrator. Whipple shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1934 ...more

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Alfred Blalock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Physician, Surgeon Alfred Blalock was a 20th-century American surgeon most noted for his research on the medical condition of shock and for the development of the Blalock-Taussig Shunt, a surgical procedure he ...more

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Florence R. Sabin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Physician Florence Rena Sabin was an American medical scientist. She was a pioneer for women in science; she was the first woman to hold a full professorship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the first ...more

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Hamilton O. Smith is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Hamilton Othanel Smith is an American microbiologist and Nobel laureate. Smith was born on August 23, 1931, and graduated from University Laboratory High School of Urbana, Illinois. He attended ...more

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Peter Pronovost is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Professor, Physician Peter J. Pronovost is an intensive care specialist physician at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the ...more

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Denny Zeitlin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Jazz Pianist, Pianist, Composer Denny Zeitlin is an American jazz pianist and composer, and a clinical professor of psychiatry at University of California, San Francisco. Since 1963, he has recorded more than 35 albums, ...more

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Stanley Cobb is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Scientist, Physician Stanley Cobb was a neurologist and could be considered "the founder of biological psychiatry in the United States".

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Candace Pert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Scientist Candace Beebe Pert was an American neuroscientist and pharmacologist who discovered the opiate receptor, the cellular binding site for endorphins in the brain.

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Michael Merzenich is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Professor, Neuroscientist Michael M. Merzenich is a professor emeritus neuroscientist at the University of California, San Francisco. His contributions to the field are numerous. He took the sensory cortex maps developed ...more

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Maclyn McCarty is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Scientist Maclyn McCarty was an American geneticist. Maclyn McCarty, who devoted his life as a physician-scientist to studying infectious disease organisms, was best known for his part in the monumental ...more

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Bernadine Healy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Politician, Physician Bernadine Patricia Healy was an American physician, cardiologist, academic and a former head of the National Institutes of Health. She was a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University, ...more

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Dorothy Reed Mendenhall is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Dorothy Reed Mendenhall Dorothy Mabel Reed Mendenhall a prominent pediatric physician specializing in cellular pathology. In 1901 she proved that Hodgkin's disease was not a form of tuberculosis, and discovered the ...more

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Marcel Roche is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Marcel Roche Physician Marcel Roche Dugand was a physician, scientist and scientific leader. He was born into a wealthy family of French origin. His father, Luis Roche was a well known urbanist. His secondary ...more

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Duane Alexander is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Duane Alexander Physician Duane Alexander is an American physician who was the director of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development from 1986 through 2009. In 2009 he moved to the position of senior ...more

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Ernest William Goodpasture is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine Alumni
Physician Dr. Ernest William Goodpasture was an American pathologist and physician. Goodpasture advanced the scientific understanding of the pathogenesis of infectious diseases, parasitism, and a variety ...more