Jonas Salk Physician and epidemiologist

Jonas Salk is a 80 years old Physician and epidemiologist from Michigan State University. Jonas Salk was born on October 28, 1914 (died on June 23, 1995, he was 80 years old) in Michigan State University as Jonas Salk.



Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine. He was born in New York City to Jewish parents. Although they had little formal education his parents were determined to see their children succeed.
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Birth name of Jonas Salk is Jonas Salk
Is Jonas Salk still alive?

No, he died on 06/23/1995, 27 years ago. He was 80 years old when he died. Cause of death: heart failure. He died in La Jolla and buried in California .



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He married with Françoise Gilot (98), in 1970. Jonas Salk was 55 and Françoise Gilot was 48 years old. After 25 years, 5 months, in 1995 Jonas passed away.

Awards (9)

Awarded California Hall of Fame in 2007 , awarded Robert Koch Prize in 1962 , awarded Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award in 1956 , awarded Distinguished Americans series in 2006 , awarded Humanist of the Year in 1976 ,


He graduated from New York University, New York University School Of Medicine, City College Of New York and University Of Michigan

What was Jonas's zodiac sign?

Jonas Salk zodiac sign was scorpio.

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