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Blalock, Alfred

Born: 1899 AD
Died: 1964 AD
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.