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​Roger William Barnes, pioneering urologist, was born in Littleton, Colorado, in 1897.

John Allen Burden, the co-founder of Loma Linda University and administrator of several sanitariums, wholeheartedly devoted his untiring and self-denying labor to establish an institution where Seventh-day Adventist youth could be educated to become medical missionaries. He had an enthusiastic and unwavering faith in the cause he loved.

Dr. C. Joan Coggin, pediatric cardiologist, co-founded the Loma Linda University Overseas Heart Surgery Team which initiated and upgraded open-heart surgery programs in hospitals around the world.

​Dr. Edward H. Hon was a pioneer in electronic fetal heart-rate monitoring. His research resulted in a commercially-available monitor in the late 1960s that continues to be used throughout the world in the twenty-first century.

​Niels B. Jörgensen, DDS, pioneered use of intravenous sedation combined with a local anesthetic in dental operations, a breakthrough that became known as the “Loma Linda Technique.”

A prolific author and an editor of the denomination’s flagship periodical, Review and Herald, for close to 40 years (1927-1966), Francis D. Nichol was a leading 20th-century exponent of Adventist faith.

An expert in Vitamin B-12 studies, U. D. Register did much to demonstrate the nutritional adequacy of a vegetarian diet and advance public recognition of its benefits.

​Iner Sheld-Ritchie was a physician and medical missionary whose initiatives did much to establish Adventist public health and medical work in Mexico.

Harold Shryock was a physician, medical educator, and medical school administrator. His writings encompassed the globe for 70 years and his contributions to the Seventh-day Adventist Church and Loma Linda University School of Medicine are legendary.

​Carrol S. Small, M.D., taught at the Loma Linda University School of Medicine from 1937 to 1997, except for seven years of mission service in India.

​Richard T. Walden, M.D., was a leading figure in the development of the School of Public Health at Loma Linda University and co-director of the initial Adventist Health Study.

​Ellsworth E. Wareham, pioneering cardiothoracic surgeon and co-founder of the Loma Linda University Overseas Heart Surgery Team, also became widely known during the final 15 years of his life for the vigorous health that made him an exemplar of the Loma Linda, California, region in “The Blue Zones” longevity study.