Albert Bruce Sabin
Award Name : National Medal of Science
Year of Award : 1970
Award for : Biology
Location : Białystoczek, Podlasie, Poland
Albert Bruce Sabin was a Polish American medical researcher best known for having developed an oral polio vaccine. Born on August 26, 1906, in Bialystock, Poland. Sabin received a medical degree from New York University in 1931. He trained in internal medicine, pathology, and surgery at Bellevue Hospital in New York City from 1931–1933. He received the National Medal Of Science in 1970. Sabin died in Washington, D.C., from heart failure.