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Notable md/phdS

Although MD/PhD physician-scientists are a minority of clinicians and research scientists, they play a critical role in translational medicine and clinical research, connecting basic research findings to healthcare applications.

Recipient of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Daniel Gajdusek for their work on the human prion disease kuru

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1986 for the discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF)

Computational neuroscientist and Head of the MIT Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Director of the National Institutes of Health and former leader of the Human Genome Project

Neuroscientist and neuropsychiatrist, who received the National Medal of Science in 2000 for her work in schizophrenia that joined behavioral science with neuroscience and neuroimaging

Recipient of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with Martin Rodbell for their discoveries regarding G-proteins

Physician, chemical engineer, and NASA astronaut who became the first orthopedic surgeon in space during STS-129

Renowned neuroscientist known for his work in the fields of behavioral neurology and visual psychophysics

16th Surgeon General of the United States

Director of the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania