Tag Archives: American Heart Journal

Lewis Atterbury Conner: cofounder of the American Heart Association

Philip R. Liebson Chicago, Illinois, United States   Lewis Atterbury Conner (1867-1950) Photograph courtesy of American Heart Association, Inc., 1998 Dr. Lewis Atterbury Conner (1867-1950) was the chief of the New York Hospital medical service. He made rounds with the medical staff even on Sundays, when he would come from church wearing a morning coat, […]

John Brereton Barlow: The “Mitral Valve” Cardiologist

Jimmy Tam Huy Pham Michigan, United States   Dr. Barlow with his patient Nelson Mandela “To all the students who listen, look, touch and reflect: may they hear, see, feel and comprehend” Perspectives on the Mitral Valve (1986) — John Barlow   Mitral valve prolapse is now recognized as one of the most commonly diagnosed […]