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Helen B. Taussig

1898-1986 Pediatric Cardiologist 🔊 Listen Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for her pioneering work developing a surgical shunt to treat “blue baby” syndrome. She also helped prevent a thalidomide birth defect crisis in the United States, testifying to the... Read more →

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On-Line Program Delivery – Pilot Program

In response to the COVID-19 restrictions worldwide, many Davis Facilitators can now offer web-delivered Davis Programs for reading, math, attention, and young learners.  This is part of a pilot program that will continue through June 30, 2021.  You can find a list of participating facilitators here: Read more →

Mads Johan Øgaard

Mads Johan Øgaard

Artist and Animator 🔊 Listen I am a big fan of the book The Gift of Dyslexia by Ronald D Davis, it truly changed my life at the age of 12. It was the first book I brought and read cover to cover, it was... Read more →

George Church

George M. Church

Born 1954 Geneticist, molecular engineer, chemist. 🔊 Listen Known for his work in the sequencing of genomes, in synthetic biology, in genome engineering,  and in an emerging area of neuroscience that proposes to map brain activity and establish a “functional connectome.” I was using books... Read more →

Wallace Broecker

1931-2019 Geophysicist - Climate Scientist 🔊 Listen Wallace Brocker popularized the term “global warming” and also coined the term  “the global conveyor” for the ocean currents that circulate warm water around the globe. He was dyslexic and said he never typed or used a computer,... Read more →


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