Quotes by Jonas Salk

About Jonas Salk:

Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful polio vaccine. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician.

Author Bio

  • NameJonas Salk
  • DescriptionInventor of polio vaccine
  • BornOctober 28, 1914
  • DiedJune 23, 1995
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPhysician; Biologist; Epidemiologist; Inventor
  • AwardsJawaharlal Nehru Award For International Understanding; Presidential Medal Of Freedom; Robert Koch Prize; Humanist Of The Year; Robert Koch Gold Medal