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  • John Ruhräh, poliomyelitis pioneer and medical historian

    Avi OhryTel Aviv, Israel “The best sailors are those who have studied the charts and records of those who have sailed before.” – John Ruhräh John Ruhräh was a pediatrician and medical historian born to German parents in Chillicothe, Ohio, on September 26, 1872. After completing  medical studies at the College of Physicians and Surgeons…