Who Knew WashU?

Question: In 1933, Evarts Graham, the Bixby Professor of Surgery at the School of Medicine, performed which lifesaving surgery on James Gilmore, the first successful procedure of its kind?

Answer: D) Pneumonectomy, or removal of a lung, to treat lung cancer. Read more about Graham’s accomplished career.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Ken Niemeyer, who works at the School of Medicine and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag!


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