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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.