Medical Investigations 1 timeline

Timeline created by jchen40
  • Period: 500 to

    Medical History

  • Period: 500 to Dec 31, 1500

    The Middle ages

  • Sep 3, 900

    Rhazes discovered difference between smallpox and measles

  • Sep 8, 1000

    Sugery accepted as profession

    Sugery accepted as profession
  • Sep 4, 1300

    Islamic hospitals; healthcare for the sick.

  • Sep 8, 1347

    Black Death introduced to Europe

    Black Death introduced to Europe
  • Sep 4, 1400

    Frenchwoman Jacoba Felicie tries to practice medicine, but is denied.

  • Period: Jan 1, 1501 to

    The Renaissance

  • Sep 9, 1545

    Smallpox breaks out in India, kills approximately 8,000

  • Use of scientific method begins

  • Robert Hooks - reflective telescope

  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek decribes bacteria

    Antonie van Leeuwenhoek decribes bacteria
  • Francis Bacon uses microscope to discover plaque fleas

    Francis Bacon uses microscope to discover plaque fleas
  • Period: to

    Industrial Revolution

  • Outbreak of Smallpox in Boston, MA, kills approximately 800 people

  • Yellow Fever appears in Philadelphia, killed approximately 5,000 people

  • Edward Jenner discovers first vaccination

    Edward Jenner discovers first vaccination
  • Ignaz Semmelweis shows importance of washing hands

     Ignaz Semmelweis shows importance of washing hands
  • John Snow stops outbreak of cholera

  • Period: to

    The Modern World

  • Salk discovers polio vaccine

  • WHO declares smallpox eradicated

  • Steve Thomas used sterile maggots for infectious wound treatment

  • Gardasil, a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer approved by FDA

  • First FDA approved implanted AbioCor artifical heart placed in a paitent on June 24. Paitent died on August 23.

    First FDA approved implanted AbioCor artifical heart placed in a paitent on June 24. Paitent died on August 23.