Award Winners 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

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John B. Grant is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
John B. Grant

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John Porter is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
John Edward Porter is a former United States Representative from Illinois. Porter was born in Evanston, Illinois, was educated in public schools, and then attended Massachusetts Institute of ...more

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John Foster Wilson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
John Foster Wilson Sir John Foster Wilson CBE was a public health advocate, best known for working to prevent blindness in developing countries in Africa and South and South East Asia.

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Jules C. Stein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Jules C. Stein was an American physician and businessman who co-founded Music Corporation of America.

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Karl Menninger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Karl Augustus Menninger was an American psychiatrist and a member of the Menninger family of psychiatrists who founded the Menninger Foundation and the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas.

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Lane W. Adams is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Lane W. Adams

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Leona Baumgartner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Leona Baumgartner Leona Baumgartner was an American physician. She was the first woman to serve as Commissioner of New York City’s Department of Health. She was a strong advocate of health education and a pioneer ...more

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Lewis Thomas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Lewis Thomas was an American physician, poet, etymologist, essayist, administrator, educator, policy advisor, and researcher. Thomas was born in Flushing, New York and attended Princeton ...more

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Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Lowell Palmer Weicker, Jr. is an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative, U.S. Senator, and the 85th Governor of Connecticut, and unsuccessfully sought the Republican nomination ...more

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Lucile Leone is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Lucile Leone

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Lyndon B. Johnson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Lyndon Baines Johnson, often referred to as LBJ, was the 36th President of the United States, a position he assumed after his service as the 37th Vice President. Johnson, a Democrat from Texas, ...more

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Ma Haide is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Ma Haide Ma Haide, born Shafick George Hatem in Buffalo, New York, USA, was a Chinese doctor.

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Margaret Arnstein is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Margaret Arnstein

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Marion W. Sheahan is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Marion W. Sheahan

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Mark Hatfield is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Mark Odom Hatfield was an American politician and educator from the state of Oregon. A Republican, he served for 30 years as a United States Senator from Oregon, and also as chairman of the ...more

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Martha May Eliot is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Martha May Eliot Martha May Eliot, was a foremost pediatrician and specialist in public health, an assistant director for WHO, and an architect of New Deal and postwar programs for maternal and child health. Her ...more

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Maurice Hilleman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Maurice Ralph Hilleman was an American microbiologist who specialized in vaccinology and developed over 40 vaccines, an unparalleled record of productivity. Of the 14 vaccines routinely ...more

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Maurice Pate is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Maurice Pate Maurice Pate was an American humanitarian and businessman. With Herbert Hoover, Pate co-founded the United Nations Children's Fund in 1947 and served as its first executive director from 1947 ...more

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Melvin R. Laird is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Melvin Robert "Bom" Laird is an American politician and writer. He was a U.S. congressman from Wisconsin before serving as Secretary of Defense from 1969 to 1973 under President ...more

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Nancy Brinker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Nancy Goodman Brinker is the founder and Chair of Global Strategy of Susan G. Komen, an organization named after her only sister, Susan, who died from breast cancer in 1980 at age 36. Brinker ...more

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Nancy Wexler is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Nancy Wexler Nancy Wexler FRCP is an American geneticist at the Higgins Professor of Neuropsychology at Columbia University, best known for her discovery of the location of the gene that causes Huntington's ...more

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Oren Harris is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Oren Harris was a U.S. Representative and United States District Judge from El Dorado, Arkansas.

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Paul Rogers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Paul Grant Rogers was an American lawyer and politician from the U.S. state of Florida. A Democrat, Rogers served in the U.S. House of Representatives as the member from Florida's 11th ...more

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Pearl McIver is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Pearl McIver

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Reginald M. Atwater is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service Winners List
Reginald M. Atwater