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Portrait of Dr. Morley Cohen

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Title

Portrait of Dr. Morley Cohen

Subject

Open Heart Surgery

Description

Dr. Morley Cohen (1923-2005) was a Medical Fellow (1951-1953), Research Assistant (1953-1954), and Clinical Instructor (1955) in the Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota. He obtained a Doctor of Philosophy of Surgery from the University in 1954.

As an assistant in C. Walton Lillehei's cardiovascular research laboratory, Cohen, along with Lillehei and Herbert Warden, performed the key research that lead to the development of controlled cross-circulation for open heart surgery.

In 1955, Warden joined the Department of Surgery at the University of Manitoba where he practiced until his retirement in 1987. In 1959, Warden was part of the team that performed the first open heart surgery in Manitoba.

Creator

University of Minnesota

Source

"Cog-Col," Photograph Collection. University of Minnesota Archives.

Publisher

University of Minnesota

Date

circa 1951-1955

Rights

Use of this image is governed by U.S. and international copyright laws. Image is property of the University of Minnesota. Please contact the University of Minnesota Archives for permission to publish this image. http://special.lib.umn.edu/uarch

Format

Print Photograph

Language

eng

Identifier

oh0271

Coverage

Open Heart Surgery

Original Format

Print Photograph

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Citation

University of Minnesota, “Portrait of Dr. Morley Cohen,” Gallery, accessed November 15, 2018, http://gallery.lib.umn.edu/items/show/1820.

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