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Henry J. Heimlich, MD

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Henry J. Heimlich, MD
  • Creator of the Heimlich Chest Drain Valve
  • Inventor of the Heimlich maneuver for choking and drowning
  • President - The Heimlich Institute, Deaconess Hospital, Cincinnati
  • Director of Surgery - Jewish Hospital, Cincinnati
  • American Board of Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  • Engineering & Science Hall of Fame, Dayton
  • Americanism Award - China-Burma-India Veterans Association
  • Albert Lasker Award, New York
  • American Academy of Achievement Award