NLM Announces 2022 Michael E. DeBakey Fellows in the History of Medicine

December fifteen, 2021

Subsequent its April 26, 2021 call for applications to the National Library of Medication (NLM) Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the Heritage of Medication, NLM is delighted to announce its 2022 DeBakey Fellows:

Ogechukwu Williams, PhD
Assistant Professor, Division of Heritage and Division of Professional medical Humanities
Creighton University
Research Undertaking – Dying to Bring Lifestyle: A Social Heritage of Maternal Fatalities in Nigeria

S.J. Zanolini, LAc
PhD applicant, Johns Hopkins Professional medical University, Heritage of Medication
Research Undertaking – Day-to-day Medication: Prescribed Eating plans in Early Contemporary China


In addition to enterprise their exploration initiatives, NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellows will be predicted to:

  • Talk to with NLM team to make improvements to on the Library’s current acquiring aids and linked methods by maximizing the Library’s knowledge of its assortment and ability to give educated obtain to it
  • Meet up with the phrases of the NIH Community Access Coverage for NIH-supported function, and accept the NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the Heritage of Medication in any resulting publications
  • React to NLM Workplace of Communications & Community Liaison and Heritage of Medication Division requests for interviews
  • Author at minimum a single guest posting for NLM’s Circulating Now site, centered on their exploration.

The NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the Heritage of Medication is designed achievable through a gift from The DeBakey Professional medical Foundation.

Michael E. DeBakey (1908-2008) was a legendary American surgeon, educator, and health-related statesman. For the duration of a career spanning seventy five many years, his function remodeled cardiovascular surgical treatment, lifted health-related training criteria, and educated nationwide wellbeing treatment coverage. He pioneered dozens of operative processes such as aneurysm fix, coronary bypass, and endarterectomy, which routinely save 1000’s of lives each and every calendar year, and done some of the initial heart transplants. His inventions provided the roller pump (a vital part of heart-lung equipment) as nicely as synthetic hearts and ventricular support pumps. He was a driving power in making Houston’s Baylor College College of Medication into a leading health-related centre, in which he trained a number of generations of leading surgeons from all in excess of the entire world. Michael DeBakey was instrumental in bringing NLM to the NIH campus and served for several many years on NLM’s Board of Regents.

For a lot more information about elements readily available for historical exploration at NLM, as nicely as the NLM Michael E. DeBakey Fellowship in the Heritage of Medication, visit, or get in touch with the NLM via NLM Buyer Aid.

The Nationwide Library of Medication (NLM) is a chief in exploration in biomedical informatics and facts science and the world’s greatest biomedical library. NLM conducts and supports exploration in solutions for recording, storing, retrieving, preserving, and communicating wellbeing information. NLM makes methods and equipment that are utilized billions of instances each and every calendar year by tens of millions of men and women to obtain and review molecular biology, biotechnology, toxicology, environmental wellbeing, and wellbeing products and services information. More information is readily available at

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