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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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Education of Virginia Apgar

7 Educational Institution(s) are currently recorded in Wikidata about Virginia Apgar

Where Virginia Apgar Worked

3 Employers of Virginia Apgar Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

Sloane Hospital for Women

Company Name:
Sloane Hospital for Women
Website:
http://www.columbiaobgyn.org/
Reference:
Wikidata

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

  • position held:
    university teacher
  • position held:
    film director
  • field of work:
    anesthesia
  • start time:
    1938-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • start time:
    1949-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • end time:
    1959-01-01T00:00:00Z
Company Name:
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Description:
medical school in New York
Location:
New York City
Website:
http://ps.columbia.edu/
Reference:
Wikidata

March of Dimes

  • position held:
    vice president
  • start time:
    1959-01-01T00:00:00Z
  • end time:
    1974-01-01T00:00:00Z
Company Name:
March of Dimes
Description:
United States nonprofit organization
Location:
White Plains
Website:
http://www.marchofdimes.org/
Reference:
Wikidata

Timeline of Virginia Apgar

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People Relevant to Virginia Apgar

1 People are currently recorded in Wikidata connected to Virginia Apgar

Allen Whipple
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Map of Virginia Apgar and Influence

14 Locations are currently recorded in Wikidata about Virginia Apgar

Sloane Hospital for Women
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
March of Dimes
Fairview Cemetery
National Women's Hall of Fame
New Jersey
Columbia University Medical Center
United States of America
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Andrés Bello University
Mount Holyoke College
Columbia University
Johns Hopkins University
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Named After Virginia Apgar

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Library of Virginia Apgar

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Awards of Virginia Apgar

3 Awards & Honors Recieved By Virginia Apgar Are Currently Recorded in Wikidata

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  • Reference Link: https://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/mountholyoke/mshm192.html
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  • Reference Link: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=6652218
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  • Reference Link: https://www.womenofthehall.org/inductee/virginia-apgar/
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  • ISNI: 0000 0000 6392 771X
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  • VIAF ID: 68103970
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  • GND ID: 1157124879
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  • Library of Congress authority ID: n91030489
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  • NLA Trove ID: 1142277
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  • Encyclopædia Britannica Online ID: biography/Virginia-Apgar
    identifer for an article in the online version of Encyclopædia Britannica
  • FAST ID: 283617
    authority control identifier in WorldCat's “FAST Linked Data” authority file
  • WikiTree person ID: Apgar-100
    identifier for an person in the WikiTree genealogy website
  • Encyclopædia Universalis ID: virginia-apgar
    identifer for an article in the online version of Encyclopædia Universalis
  • SNAC Ark ID: w6pm156c
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  • SNAC Ark ID: w6kp9x0k
    identifier for items in the Social Networks and Archival Context system
  • Commons category: Virginia Apgar
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  • Google Doodle: dr-virginia-apgars-109th-birthday
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  • American National Biography ID: 1201994
    identifier of a person in the scholarly biographical encyclopedia
  • BIU Santé person ID: 14005
    identifier for a person on the Bibliothèque interuniversitaire de santé website
  • Whonamedit? doctor ID: 204
    identifier for a doctor on the Whonamedit? website
  • Historia de la Medicina person ID: apgar
    identifier for a person on the Historia de la Medicina website
  • Freebase ID: /m/01l437
    identifier for a page in the Freebase database. Format: "/m/0" followed by 2 to 7 characters. For those starting with "/g/", use Google Knowledge Graph identifier (P2671)
  • Open Library ID: OL2035219A
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  • FemBio ID: 1077
    identifier for a woman, in the FemBio database
  • NKCR AUT ID: xx0072574
    identifier in the Czech National Authority Database (National Library of Czech Republic)
  • DUC ID: virginia-apgar
    identifier for a noted woman on the online version of the ''Dictionnaire universel des créatrices''