Dr. George W. Crile, BA 1885

ONU alumnus George Crile

A pioneer in modern medicine, Dr. George Crile co-founded the Cleveland Clinic in 1921 and served as the hospital’s president until 1940. He performed the world’s first successful human-to-human blood transfusion and his contributions to the study of blood pressure and shock in surgical operations led to many innovations in administering anesthesia.