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2000 Commencement Exercises, number 035



Dr. Michael Ellis DeBakey speaks to the graduateing class of 2000. Physical description: color prints (photographs), 10X15mmMichael Ellis DeBakey (September 7, 1908 – July 11, 2008) was a Lebanese-American cardiac surgeon, scientist, and medical educator. Dr. DeBakey developed the roller pump, which became an essential component of the heart–lung machine that made open-heart surgery possible. He was one of the first to perform coronary artery bypass surgery, and in 1953 he performed the first successful carotid endarterectomy. A pioneer in the development of an artificial heart, DeBakey was the first to use an external heart pump successfully. In 1999 TAMU established the Michael E. DeBakey Institute for Comparative Cardiovascular Science and Biomedical Devices

Topics: Commencement ceremonies, Degrees, Academic, Universities and colleges--Graduation requirements, Veterinarians, Graduate students, Speeches, addresses--College of Veterinary Medicine & BioMedical Sciences, DeBakey, Michael Ellis, Heart surgeons, Cardiology--Research, Education, Graduate, Students
Year: 2018
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