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Theodor Morell

Theodor Gilbert Morell was a German doctor known for acting as Adolf Hitler's personal physician. Morell was well known in Germany for his unconventional treatments. He assisted Hitler daily in virtually everything he did for several years and was beside Hitler until the last stages of the Battle of Berlin.

 
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Larry McDonald

Lawrence Patton McDonald was an American politician and a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Georgia's 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1975 until he was killed while a passenger on board Korean Air Lines Flight 007 when it was shot down by Soviet interceptors.

 
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George Magoha

George Albert Omore Magoha is a Kenyan Surgeon, Academic Administrator and Professor of Surgery and a Consultant Urologist at the University of Nairobi's College of Health Sciences. He is best known for his time as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi from 2005–2015 where he is credited to have transformed the institution from student hooliganism to a leading institution of higher learning in Kenya and beyond. His record as a no nonsense education administrator saw him appointed by President Uhuru Kenyatta as the Chairman of the Kenya National Examination Council in 2016.His immediate task was to reform the council to arrest the widespread academic dishonesty and corruption in the administration of national examinations. He is credited to have dismantled cartels that had propagated exam cheating for years and restored credibility of exams in Kenya.

 
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Roger Kirby

Roger Sinclair Kirby is a prostate surgeon in the United Kingdom and professor of urology at the University of London. In 2010, he was named one of the UK's Top 100 Doctors by The Sunday Times.

 
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Werner Forssmann

Werner Theodor Otto Forßmann was a physician from Germany who shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Medicine for developing a procedure that allowed cardiac catheterization. In 1929, he put himself under local anesthesia and inserted a catheter into a vein of his arm. Not knowing if the catheter might pierce a vein, he put his life at risk. Forssmann was nevertheless successful; he safely passed the catheter into his heart.

 
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Neal Dunn

Neal Patrick Dunn is an American surgeon and politician of the Republican Party serving as the U.S. Representative for Florida's 2nd congressional district since 2017.

 
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Arie Belldegrun

Arie S. Belldegrun, FACS, is an Israeli-born American urologic oncologist, businessman and investor.

 
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Jennifer Berman

Jennifer Berman is an American sexual health expert, urologist and female sexual medicine specialist. She is also a former co-host on the Emmy Award-winning television show, The Doctors.

 
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Ara Babloyan

Ara Babloyan is an Armenian doctor pediatrician and politician, and the current President of the National Assembly of Armenia. He took this position in May 2017.

 
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Ketan Desai (urologist)

Dr. Ketan Desai is the former president of Medical Council of India and the President 2016 of the World Medical Association. He has served as Head of Urology department at B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. He is currently a member of Gujarat Medical Council.

 
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Ashutosh Tewari

Ashutosh K. Tewari is the Chairman of Urology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. He is a board certified American urologist, oncologist, and principal investigator. Before moving to the Icahn School of Medicine in 2013, he was the founding director of both the Center for Prostate Cancer at Weill Cornell Medical College and the LeFrak Center for Robotic Surgery at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Tewari was the Ronald P. Lynch endowed Chair of Urologic Oncology and the hospital's Director of Robotic Prostatectomy, treating patients with prostate, urinary bladder and other urological cancers. He is a world leading urological surgeon, and has performed over 8,500 robotically assisted procedures using the da Vinci Surgical System. Academically, he is recognized as a world-renowned expert on urologic oncology with over 250 peer reviewed published papers to his credit; he is on such lists as America's Top Doctors, New York Magazine's Best Doctors, and Who's Who in the World. In 2012, he was given the American Urological Association Gold Cystoscope Award for "outstanding contributions to the field of urologic oncology, most notably the treatment of prostate cancer and the development of novel techniques to improve the outcomes of robotic prostatectomy."

 
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Frederic Foley

Dr. Frederic Eugene Basil Foley, MD was an American urologist who is remembered for designing the Foley catheter.

 
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William Cheselden

William Cheselden was an English surgeon and teacher of anatomy and surgery, who was influential in establishing surgery as a scientific medical profession. Via the medical missionary Benjamin Hobson, his work also helped revolutionize medical practices in China and Japan in the 19th century.

 
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Shahrokh Shariat

Shahrokh François Shariat is currently professor and chairman of the department of urology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna General Hospital, Vienna, Austria. He is also adjunct professor of urology and medical oncology at Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY and adjunct professor of urology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA. He is currently standing visiting professor at the Charles University of Prag. He has published more than 920 peer-reviewed research papers, >200 non-peer-reviewed research papers, and 18 book chapters, is the holder of four patents stemming from his research into prostate and bladder cancer, and is the recipient of various national and international rewards. He is the recipient of the prestigious Matula award from the European Urological Association in 2014 and the prestigious Gold Cystoscope award from the American Urological Association in 2017. He is currently spearheading several collaborative multicenter groups and prospective clinical trials. He is a member of various academic societies and a journal, meeting abstract, and grant reviewer for numerous national and international organizations. He is an editorial board member of various journals including European Urology, BJU International, World Journal of Urology, Current Opinion in Urology, Immunotherapy, and Journal of Men's Health among others. His research focuses on urologic oncology - molecular mechanisms, markers, early detection, natural history, treatment, translational and outcomes research. Specially, Dr. Shariat's has been working on the discovery, testing, and validation of molecular markers associated with the biological and clinical behavior of prostate and urothelial cancers. His laboratory research focuses on integrative genomics and epigenomics of urothelial carcinoma with the goal of designing personalized therapeutic strategies.

 
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Eddie Anderson (American football coach)

Edward Nicholas Anderson was an American football player and coach of football and basketball. He served as the head football coach at Columbia College in Dubuque, Iowa, now known as Loras College (1922–1924), DePaul University (1925–1931), the College of the Holy Cross, and the University of Iowa, compiling a career college football record of 201–128–15. Anderson was also the head basketball coach at DePaul from 1925 to 1929, tallying a mark of 25–21. Anderson played professional football in the National Football League (NFL) for the Rochester Jeffersons in 1922 and the Chicago Cardinals from 1922 to 1925. He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 1971.