Historical Medical FiguresThis exhibit includes some of the most important figures in the history of medicine. Through the discoveries and innovations of these people, one can trace the advancements in medicine throughout the ages. Click on a name to read a short biographical sketch of that individual. Highlighted within the sketches are one or two of the figure's major works held by the Reynolds-Finley Historical Library.
Image: From Andreas Vesalius's De humani corporis fabrica libri septem (1543), Reynolds-Finley Historical Library.