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Virginia Apgar

Virginia Apgar (June 7, 1909 – August 7, 1974) was an American obstetrical anesthesiologist, best known as the inventor of the Apgar score, a way to quickly assess the health of a newborn child immediately after birth. She was a leader in the fields of anesthesiology and teratology, and introduced obstetrical considerations to the established field of neonatology.

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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Andrés Bello University
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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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