List of famous physiologists, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top physiologists in the world? This includes the most prominent physiologists, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable physiologists is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic physiologists 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 physiologists.
Examples include Alan Lloyd Hodgkin and Ulf von Euler.From reputable, prominent, and well known physiologists to the lesser known physiologists of today, these are some of the best professionals in the physiologist field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous physiologists ever?" and "What are the names of famous physiologists?" then you're in the right place. (47 items)
Franklin Story Musgrave is an American physician and a retired NASA astronaut. He is a public speaker and consultant to both Disney's Imagineering group and Applied Minds in California. In 1996 he became only the second astronaut to achieve the record of six spaceflights. ...moresee more on Story Musgrave
Kirsten "Kiki" Sanford is an American science communicator. After working at the University of California, Davis as a research scientist in neurophysiology, she left research work to pursue a career in science communication. Her work has included multiple audio and video programs, including the This Week in Science radio program and Dr. Kiki's Science Hour. ...moresee more on Dr. Kiki Sanford
Barry Chapman Bishop was an American mountaineer, scientist, photographer and scholar. With teammates Jim Whittaker, Lute Jerstad, Willi Unsoeld and Tom Hornbein, he was a member of the first American team to summit Mount Everest, on May 22, 1963. He worked for the National Geographic Society for most of his life, beginning as a picture editor in 1959 and serving as a photographer, writer, and scientist with the society until his retirement in 1994. He was killed in an automobile accident near Pocatello, Idaho later that year. ...moresee more on Barry Bishop
Claude Bernard was a French physiologist. Historian I. Bernard Cohen of Harvard University called Bernard "one of the greatest of all men of science". Among many other accomplishments, he was one of the first to suggest the use of blind experiments to ensure the objectivity of scientific observations. He was the first to define the term milieu intérieur, now known as homeostasis. ...moresee more on Claude Bernard