Historical Medical Figures

vesalius1This 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 Historical Library.

Image: From Andreas Vesalius's De humani corporis fabrica libri septem (1543), Reynolds Historical Library.