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Carl Tanzler

Carl Tanzler, or sometimes Count Carl von Cosel, was a German-born radiology technologist at the Marine-Hospital Service in Key West, Florida. He developed an obsession for a young Cuban-American tuberculosis patient, Elena "Helen" Milagro de Hoyos, that carried on well after the disease had caused her death. In 1933, almost two years after her death, Tanzler removed Hoyos' body from its tomb, and lived with the corpse at his home for seven years until its discovery by Hoyos' relatives and authorities in 1940.

 
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Margaret I. Cuomo

Margaret I. Cuomo is an American radiologist, author, philanthropist, advocate, and blogger on health issues, especially those related to cancer prevention. She is the eldest daughter of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and former New York First Lady Matilda Cuomo, and sister to current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and journalist Chris Cuomo. She resides in New York.

 
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Anna Bågenholm

Anna Elisabeth Johansson Bågenholm is a Swedish radiologist from Vänersborg, who survived after a skiing accident in 1999 left her trapped under a layer of ice for 80 minutes in freezing water. During this time she became a victim of extreme hypothermia and her body temperature decreased to 13.7 °C (56.7 °F), one of the lowest survived body temperatures ever recorded in a human with accidental hypothermia. Bågenholm was able to find an air pocket under the ice, but suffered circulatory arrest after 40 minutes in the water.

 
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Godfrey Hounsfield

Sir Godfrey Newbold Hounsfield, CBE, FRS, was an English electrical engineer who shared the 1979 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Allan McLeod Cormack for his part in developing the diagnostic technique of X-ray computed tomography (CT).

 
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Iddo Netanyahu

Iddo Netanyahu is an Israeli physician, author and playwright. He is the younger brother of Benjamin Netanyahu, the current Prime Minister of Israel, and Yonatan Netanyahu, who was killed leading the Operation Entebbe hostage rescue mission in 1976 and was a highly decorated veteran.

 
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Takashi Nagai

Takashi Nagai was a Catholic physician specializing in radiology, an author and survivor of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. His subsequent life of prayer and service earned him the affectionate title "saint of Urakami," and he has subsequently been honoured with the title of Servant of God, the first step towards Catholic sainthood.

 
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Andreas Gruentzig

Andreas Roland Grüntzig was a German radiologist and cardiologist, with foundational interest, training and research in epidemiology, angiology. He is known for being the first to develop successful balloon angioplasty for expanding lumens of narrowed arteries. He was born in Dresden.

 
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Vivian Lee

Vivian S. Lee is an American radiologist and health care executive. A Senior Fellow at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in Cambridge, Massachusetts and an NIH-funded investigator at the University of Utah, she is a member of the Commonwealth Fund Board of Directors, the JAMA Journal Oversight Committee, and the Society of Medical Administrators.

 
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Andrew B. Newberg

Andrew Newberg, M.D. is an American neuroscientist who is the Director of Research at the Myrna Brind Center for Integrative Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, an Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies and an Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

 
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William R. Brody

William Ralph Brody is an American radiologist and academic administrator. He was the President of the Salk Institute from 2009 to 2015 when he was succeeded by Elizabeth Blackburn and President of The Johns Hopkins University, a position which he had held from 1996 to 2009.

 
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Dietrich Grönemeyer

Dietrich H. W. Grönemeyer is a German professor of medicine and one of the inventors of Microtherapy. He grew up in Bochum with his two brothers. One of them, Herbert Grönemeyer, is a popular musician.

 
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O. Carl Simonton

O. Carl Simonton was a specialist in radiology and oncology most notable for his unproven cancer treatment methods.

 
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Louis Harold Gray

Louis Harold Gray was an English physicist who worked mainly on the effects of radiation on biological systems, inventing the field of radiobiology as he went. A summary of his work is given below. Amongst many other achievements, he defined a unit of radiation dosage which was later named after him as an SI unit, the gray.

 
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Henry Kaplan (doctor)

Henry Seymour Kaplan was a radiologist who pioneered in radiation therapy and radiobiology.

 
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Sven Ivar Seldinger

Sven Ivar Seldinger, was a radiologist from Mora Municipality, Sweden. In 1953, he introduced the Seldinger technique to obtain safe access to blood vessels and other hollow organs.