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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Vivien Thomas

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

Glenn Gipson's photo.
Vivien Thomas, African-American surgical technician developed procedures used to treat blue baby syndrome in the 1940s. 
Thomas was also offered the position of Chief of Surgery at his Alma mater, Johns Hopkins University in 1941.
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