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Blalock, Alfred

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1964 AD, at 65 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Surgeon


1899 - Born in Culloden, Georgia on the 5th of April.


1913 - Entered Georgia Military Academy, a preparatory school for the University of Georgia.


1918 - Graduated from the University of Georgia with an A.B. at the age of 19.


1922 - Blalock earned his medical degree at Johns Hopkins.


1925 - With Harrison at Vanderbilt University in Nashville to serve as first chief resident in surgery.


1927 - Published his first paper on shock


1938 - He tried to produce pulmonary hypertension in experiments joining the left subclavian artery to the left pulmonary artery.


1941 - Offered Chief of Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Collaborator with Vivien Thomas.




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