Richard Mullins

Richard Mullins graduated from Tufts Mecical School in 1974, and was trained as a General Surgeon from 1974 to 1980. He was appointed the Chief of the Oregon Health & Science University's Trauma Service in 1989, a position he retained until 2008. He is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at OHSU. 

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  • Albert Starr (1926-)

    Albert Starr is a boldly innovative surgeon whose precisely choreographed technique for inserting prosthetic heart valves into patients was adopted worldwide. Between 1958 and 1962, he and Lowell Edwards invented the first practicable prostheses for replacement of a cardiac valve. Their landmark contribution to surgery provided lasting remedies to …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • Miles Lowell Edwards (1898-1982)

    Miles Lowell Edwards was born in 1898 in Newberg, a town his grandfather Jesse Edwards had established in 1880 as a Quaker community. His father, Clarence Edwards, started the first electricity-generating business in town, and Lowell grew up climbing poles to repair his father’s power lines. As an adolescent, …

    Oregon Encyclopedia