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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.


Shamsheer Vayalil

Shamsheer Vayalil Paramabath is an Indian doctor, entrepreneur and philanthropist from Kerala born January 11, 1977. He is the founder and managing director of VPS Healthcare. According to Forbes, as of 2018, Dr. Shamsheer has a personal wealth of $1.5 billion. In 2015, he received the Global Partnerships Forum Global Humanitarian Award. He is also the youngest recipient of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award in 2014. In 2014, he received an Honorary Doctorate from Aligarh Muslim University.


Margaret Cuomo

Margaret I. Cuomo is an American radiologist and author on health issues, especially those related to cancer prevention. She is the oldest child of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and Matilda Cuomo, and sister to former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and journalist Chris Cuomo. She resides in New York.

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Theodore Stephanides

Theodore Stephanides was a Greek poet, author, doctor and naturalist. He is best remembered as the friend and mentor of the famous naturalist Gerald Durrell, featuring in Durrell's My Family and Other Animals, Birds, Beasts and Relatives, The Garden of the Gods and Fillets of Plaice, Durrell's brother Lawrence's Prospero's Cell, and Henry Miller's The Colossus of Maroussi.


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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Alan L. Hart

Alan L. Hart was an American physician, radiologist, tuberculosis researcher, writer and novelist. He was in 1917–18 one of the first trans men to undergo hysterectomy and gonadectomy in the United States, and lived the rest of his life as a man. He pioneered the use of x-ray photography in tuberculosis detection, and helped implement TB screening programs that saved thousands of lives.


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.


Elias Zerhouni

Elias Zerhouni is an Algerian-born American scientist, radiologist and biomedical engineer.

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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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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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Rudolph Fisher

Rudolph John Chauncey Fisher was an African-American physician, radiologist, novelist, short story writer, dramatist, musician, and orator. His father was John Wesley Fisher, a clergyman, his mother was Glendora Williamson Fisher, and he had two siblings. Fisher married Jane Ryder, a school teacher from Washington, D.C. in 1925, and they had one son, Hugh, who was born in 1926 and was also nicknamed "The New Negro" as a tribute to the Harlem renaissance.


Kakarla Subba Rao

Dr Kakarla Subba Rao was born on 25 January 1925 in a middle class agricultural family at Pedamuttevi, a small village in Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh, India. He was a bone radiologist and former Director of Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad And was also the Chairman at Padmawati women medical college. He was also honourable radiologist at osmania medical college. EDUCATION HE HAD DONE HIS MBBS FROM ANDHRA MEDICAL COLLEGE. And done his Residency From USA And came to India and worked as an honourable radiologist at osmania medical college and again went back to USA to compete his fellowship


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.


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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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.