Today In Medical History – December 13, 2017

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(1935) Turkish medical doctor in dermatology Türkan Saylan is born. She is most known for creating the foundation “Association for the Support of Contemporary Living” and for fighting leprosy, a contagious disease of the skin.

(1950) British meteorologist and climate scientist Julia Slingo is born. Her research focused on climate change.

(1954) Indian otolaryngologist and politician Harsh Vardhan is born. As a researcher, his research focused on conditions of the ear, nose and throat.