Humanity inspired by Dr. Denton Cooley

“…thanks to Dr. Cooley, humanity will continue to be inspired and take advantage of its chances until heart disease is overcome.”

The Texas Heart Institute (THI) School of Perfusion Technology students commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the world’s first implantation of an artificial heart by Dr. Denton Cooley with an article in The American Academy of Cardiovascular Perfusion winter newsletterThe Perfusion Students interviewed surgeon pioneer Dr. O.H. Frazier to learn more about the fantastic history of cardiovascular assist devices for the essay.


Read CELEBRATING 50 YEARS WITH THE TOTAL ARTIFICIAL HEART by THI Perfusion Students: Dustin Gitchell, Leslie Gonzalez, Kevin Do, Sean Pollock, Nicole Morency, Tony Dohman, and Jonathan Otis.