Nightingale Training School for Nurses

Florence Nightingale founded the Nightingale Training School for Nurses at St. Thomas's Hospital in London, England on June 1860. Continue reading

Founding of Deaconess Institute

Theodor Fliedner founded the Deaconess Institute, a nursing school in 1836 at Kaiserswerth, near Dusseldorf, Germany. Continue reading

France Founded First Veterinary School

France founded the first veterinary school in 1762.

The first veterinary school was founded in Lyon, France in 1762 by Claude Bourgelat. Continue reading

Invention of the Pyroelectric Ear Thermometer

Jacob Fraden, a physician in San Diego, CA, USA invented the pyroelectric ear thermometer in 1990. Continue reading

Dentistry Discipline Recognized by the University of Paris

The University of Paris added dentistry instruction as a formal discipline in 1580. Continue reading

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen

Born to a German father and a Dutch mother, Röntgen attended high school in Utrecht, Netherlands. Continue reading

X-ray photograph of human anatomy

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (or Roentgen), the discoverer of X rays, on December 22, 1895, in Wurzburg, Germany. Continue reading

Jean-Henri Dunant

Dunant was born in Geneva, Switzerland, the first son of businessman Jean-Jacques Dunant and Antoinette Dunant-Colladon. Continue reading

The Red Cross – the begining

The first international medical relief organization was the Red Cross, technically formed at the Geneva Convention of 1864 and the Red Cross still has headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. Continue reading

Endoscope to see deeper into bodily orifices

Pierre Segalas invented an endoscope in 1827, which allowed physicians to see deeper into bodily orifices, he called it a speculum. Continue reading