kidzsearch.com > wiki  

Dickinson W. Richards



KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search
This person won a Nobel Prize
Dickinson W. Richards
Born
Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr.

(1925-07-28)July 28, 1925[1]
DiedApril 5, 2011(2011-04-05) (aged 85)
NationalityAmerican
Known forCardiac catheterization

Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr. (October 30, 1895 – February 23, 1973) was an American physician and physiologist.

He is best known for the research he did on the development of cardiac catheterization as well as the characterization of a number of cardiac diseases.[2]

Awards and recognition

He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 "for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system". He shared the prize with André Cournand and Werner Forssmann.[1]

He died in Lakeville, Connecticut on February 23, 1973.[3]

References

This person won a Nobel Prize