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June 4, 2019

Flashback: 200 Years Since the Birth of Dr. William Worrall Mayo

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2019 marks two centuries since the birth of William Worrall Mayo, M.D., on May 31, 1819. Learn more about Dr. Mayo’s humble beginnings in Salford, England.

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Tags: Dr. Charles H. Mayo, Dr. William J. Mayo, Dr. William Worrall Mayo, Mayo Clinic history and heritage

May 4, 2018

Flashback: 1920 — Marie Curie and Mayo Clinic

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A new exhibit at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus traces the history of the collaboration between Dr. Charles Mayo and Marie Curie.

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Tags: Dr. Charles Mayo, Dr. Henry Plummer, Dr. Stephen Riederer, Marie Curie, Mayo Clinic history and heritage, w. Bruce Fye Center for the History of Medicine

March 16, 2018

Mayo Clinic Flashback: 1930s to 1940s — The Mayo Family as Snowbirds in Arizona

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Arizona was a favorite destination for the Mayo brothers and their wives, traveling by railroad and an early form of motorhome. Today Mayo Clinic’s connection to the desert Southwest is stronger than ever, with a thriving campus in the region the Mayos enjoyed so much.

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March 9, 2018

Mayo Clinic Flashback: 1933 – Introducing Transparent Man

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Debuted at the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair, Transparent Man was a breakthrough in educational technology. Today the exhibit lives on, greeting visitors as they enter the Patient Education Center at Mayo Clinic’s Rochester campus.

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Tags: Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Center, Mayo Clinic history and heritage, Transparent Man

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