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American Medical Association

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION

Founded 1847 in Philadelphia by Nathan Smith Davis, a member of the New York Medical Society. The AMA's present mission is "to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health."

Official Website:
http://www.ama-assn.org/

Location:
Chicago, IL

Founding Date:
5-May-1847

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Neal D. Barnard
Doctor
?   Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
John Barrasso
Politician
21-Jul-1952   US Senator from Wyoming
Regina Benjamin
Doctor
26-Oct-1956   US Surgeon General
Robert O. Blood
Politician
10-Nov-1887 3-Aug-1975 Governor of New Hampshire, 1941-45
Otis R. Bowen
Politician
26-Feb-1918   Governor of Indiana, 1973-81
Mary Calderone
Activist
1-Jul-1904 24-Oct-1998 Questions and Answers about Love and Sex
Walter Bradford Cannon
Scientist
19-Oct-1871 1-Oct-1945 Fight or flight response
Helene von Damm
Government
4-May-1938   Reagan's personal secretary
Scott DesJarlais
Politician
21-Feb-1964   Congressman, Tennessee 4th
Randolph M. Ferlic
Doctor
17-Jul-1936   Thoracic surgeon
John H. Gibbon, Jr.
Doctor
29-Sep-1903 5-Feb-1973 Open-heart surgery
Lee Goldman
Doctor
6-Jan-1948   Goldman Index for cardiac risk
William C. Gorgas
Doctor
3-Oct-1854 3-Jul-1920 Malaria and yellow fever
David Hager
Doctor
c. 1946   Gynecologist, conservative activist
Lamartine G. Hardman
Politician
14-Apr-1856 18-Feb-1937 Governor of Georgia, 1927-31
Bernard A. Harris, Jr.
Astronaut
26-Jun-1956   First black astronaut to spacewalk
Philip S. Hench
Scientist
28-Feb-1896 30-Mar-1965 Adrenocortical hormones
John Harvey Kellogg
Doctor
26-Feb-1852 14-Dec-1943 Battle Creek Sanitarium
Arthur Kornberg
Scientist
3-Mar-1918 26-Oct-2007 Synthesized DNA
John Mendelsohn
Biologist
31-Aug-1936   Cancer researcher
Dickinson W. Richards
Scientist
30-Oct-1895 23-Feb-1973 Cardiac catheterization
J. Marion Sims
Doctor
25-Jan-1813 13-Nov-1883 Father of gynecology
John W. Summers
Politician
29-Apr-1870 25-Sep-1937 US Congressman from Washington, 1919-33
John M. Templeton, Jr.
Relative
19-Feb-1940   Conservative philanthropist
George Tiller
Doctor
8-Aug-1941 31-May-2009 Late-term abortionist
William E. Timmons, Sr.
Government
27-Dec-1930   Washington lobbyist
William H. Welch
Scientist
8-Apr-1850 30-Apr-1934 Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Ray Lyman Wilbur
Educator
13-Apr-1875 26-Jun-1949 President of Stanford University, 1916-43
John F. Williams, Jr.
Business
c. 1948   VP Health Affairs, George Washington University
Michael B. Wood
Doctor
c. 1944   CEO of the Mayo Foundation, 1999-2003
Hubert Work
Government
3-Jul-1860 14-Dec-1942 US Interior Secretary, 1923-28


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