Dorothy Hansine Andersen

1901 - 1963

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Dorothy Hansine Andersen (May 15, 1901 – March 3, 1963) was an American pathologist and pediatrician who was the first person to identify cystic fibrosis and the first American physician to describe the disease. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorothy Hansine Andersen has received more than 70,941 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Dorothy Hansine Andersen is the 486th most popular physician (down from 425th in 2019), the 8,388th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,081st in 2019) and the 64th most popular American Physician.

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Among physicians, Dorothy Hansine Andersen ranks 486 out of 509. Before her are Karin Büttner-Janz, Gabriele Possanner, Denton Cooley, Arkady Vorobyov, George E. P. Box, and John Jeffries. After her are Joshua Pim, Philip Showalter Hench, Josiah McCracken, Bidhan Chandra Roy, Ben Klassen, and Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh.

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Among people born in 1901, Dorothy Hansine Andersen ranks 242Before her are Louis Clarke, Ben Lyon, Whittaker Chambers, Brian Donlevy, Carlo Biotti, and Mildred Dunnock. After her are Mildred Wiley, James Dunn, Nelson Eddy, Mary Eaton, William Daniels, and George Moorhouse. Among people deceased in 1963, Dorothy Hansine Andersen ranks 160Before her are Hugh Gaitskell, Franco Comotti, Clifford Odets, Björn Þórðarson, Eric Carlberg, and ZaSu Pitts. After her are Jack Carson, Theodore Roethke, Herbert H. Lehman, Oscar Olson, Monte Blue, and Monty Woolley.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dorothy Hansine Andersen ranks 8,388 out of 15,968. Before her are Clarence White (1944), Frank Parker (1916), Geraldo Rivera (1943), John Romero (1967), Harry Spanjer (1873), and Bob Clark (1939). After her are Daniel Henney (1979), Harry Turtledove (1949), Alice Sebold (1963), Chris Webber (1973), Pam Shriver (1962), and Mavis Staples (1939).

Among PHYSICIANS In United States

Among physicians born in United States, Dorothy Hansine Andersen ranks 64Before her are Walter Reed (1851), John Ostrom (1928), Florence R. Sabin (1871), Jill Stein (1950), Denton Cooley (1920), and John Jeffries (1745). After her are Philip Showalter Hench (1896), Josiah McCracken (1874), Jeffrey Ullman (1942), Ellen S. Baker (1953), Thomas Starzl (1926), and Priscilla Chan (1985).