Jean H. Dussault Medicine

Endocrinologist; developed a method for testing infants for hypothyroidism

The Story

Dussault developed a test which has been used on more than 100 million infants around the world, and has saved an estimated 42,000 children from irreversible mental retardation.

Source: Manning Awards; Government of Quebec website.

Portrait Source: Government of Quebec website.

 

The Person

Birthdate
November 30, 1898
Date of Death
March 23, 2003
Title
Professor
Office
Faculty of Medicine, University of Laval, Quebec
Status
Deceased
Degrees
  • MD, Laval University, 1965
Awards
  • National Order of Quebec, 2000
  • Manning Principal Award, 1988
Last Updated
September 25, 2015
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