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Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List

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Abel Wolman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Abel Wolman was an American inventor, scientist, professor and pioneer of modern sanitary engineering. His work in supplying clean water spanned eight decades.
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Alfred Newton Richards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Alfred Newton Richards
Alfred Newton Richards was an American pharmacologist.
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Alice Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Alice Hamilton was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and was a leading expert in the field of occupational health. She was a pioneer in the field of toxicology, ...more
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Anthony Fauci is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Anthony Stephen "Tony" Fauci is an immunologist who has made substantial contributions to HIV/AIDS research and other immunodeficiencies, both as a scientist and as the head of the ...more
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Basil O'Connor is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Basil O'Connor was an American lawyer. In co-operation with US-President Franklin D. Roosevelt he started two foundations for the rehabilitation of polio patients and the research on polio ...more
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Betty Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Betty Ford was an actress and a writer
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Brock Chisholm is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Major-General George Brock Chisholm, CC, MC & Bar was a Canadian First World War veteran, medical practitioner, the first Director-General of the World Health Organization, and the 13th ...more
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C.J. Van Slyke is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
C.J. Van Slyke
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Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Christopher D'Olier Reeve was an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, author, and activist. He achieved stardom for his acting achievements, in particular his motion picture ...more
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Claude Pepper is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Claude Denson Pepper was an American politician of the Democratic Party, and a spokesman for left-liberalism and the elderly. In foreign policy he shifted from pro-Soviet in the 1940s to ...more
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Donald Henderson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Donald Ainslie Henderson, known as D.A. Henderson, is an American physician and epidemiologist, who headed the international effort during the 1960s to eradicate smallpox. As of 2010, he is a ...more
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Earle Phelps is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Earle Phelps
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Elliot Richardson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Elliot Lee Richardson was an American lawyer and politician who was a member of the cabinet of Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford. As U.S. Attorney General, he was a prominent figure in ...more
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Eppie Friedman is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Esther Pauline "Eppie" Lederer, better known by the pen name Ann Landers, was an American advice columnist and eventually a nationwide media celebrity who began her career writing the ...more
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Eugene Lindsay Bishop is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Eugene Lindsay Bishop was an American physician who served as the Commissioner for the Tennessee State Health Department from 1924-1935 and as the Director of the Health and Safety Department of ...more
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Eunice Kennedy Shriver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Eunice Mary Kennedy Shriver, DSG was a member of the Kennedy family, sister of President John F. Kennedy and Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy. Eunice Kennedy Shriver was the founder in ...more
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Felix J. Underwood is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Felix J. Underwood
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Florence R. Sabin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
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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Frank G. Boudreau is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Frank G. Boudreau
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Fred Soper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Fred Soper
Frederick Lowe Soper was an American epidemiologist. Born in Hutchinson, Kansas, his first two degrees were received from the University of Kansas, an AB in 1914 and his Masters of Science in ...more
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Halfdan T. Mahler is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Halfdan T. Mahler, born on 21 April 1923 at Vivild, is a Danish medical doctor. He served three terms as director-general of the World Health Organization and is widely known for his effort to ...more
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Harold P. Freeman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Harold P. Freeman
Harold P. Freeman is a highly regarded physician he had a great influence in shifting the paradigm for understanding disease in poor communities and among minority populations.
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Henry Heimlich is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Henry Judah Heimlich is an American thoracic surgeon widely credited as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver, a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking, described in Emergency ...more
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Howard A. Rusk is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Howard A. Rusk
Howard A. Rusk was a prominent physician and founder of the Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine. He was considered to be the founder of rehabilitation medicine. Born in Brookfield, ...more
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J. Lister Hill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Joseph Lister Hill was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented Alabama in the U.S. Congress for more than forty-five years, as both a U.S. Representative and a ...more