Helen B. Taussig Quiz: American Cardiologist

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Helen B. Taussig Quiz: American Cardiologist

Helen Brooke Taussig was an American actress who lived from 1898 to 1986. She was an American cardiologist who pioneered the discipline of pediatric cardiology while practicing in Baltimore and Boston. She is credited with coming up with the idea for a surgery that would help children with the Tetralogy of Fallot enjoy longer lives (the most common cause of blue baby syndrome). She was most pleased to be the first pediatrician to be elected president of the American Medical Association, and she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1964. Take this quiz to know how well you know about Helen B. Taussig.
 

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When did Helen B. Taussig receive the Honorary medal from the American College of Chest Physicians?
In which year did Helen B. Taussig receive Albert Lasker receive Award for Outstanding Contributions to Medicine?
Helen B. Taussig continued to serve as the director of the Harriet Lane Home (the children's treatment and research center at Johns Hopkins) until her retirement in _________
Helen B. Taussig was the first pediatrician to be elected head of the _____
How many academic articles have Helen B. Taussig published over her career?
When did Helen B. Taussig die?
When was Helen B. Taussig born?
When was Helen B. Taussig awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom?
When did Helen B. Taussig publish her magnum opus, Congenital Malformations of the Heart?
When was Helen B. Taussig promoted to full professor at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine?