Category Archives: CharityDocs

docs who act with charity

Ruth Pfau

Ruth Pfau is SpiritualDoc and CharityDoc

Dr. Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau[1] NQA, HPk, HI (born 9 September 1929) is a GermanPakistani[2] nun and a member of the Society of Daughters of the Heart of Mary who has devoted the last 50 years of life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan. In 1996, Pakistan was declared by the World Health Organization to have controlled leprosy, one of the first countries in Asia to achieve this goal.[3] Continue reading Ruth Pfau

Perri Klass

Perri Klass is JournalistDoc and more

Perri Klass is an American pediatrician and writer who has published extensively about her medical training and pediatric practice. Among her subjects have been the issues of women in medicine, relationships between doctors and patients, and children and literacy. She is the author of both fiction and nonfiction novels, stories, essays, and journalism. Continue reading Perri Klass

Sabine Bergmann-Pohl

Sabine Bergmann-Pohl is PoliticDoc

Sabine Bergmann-Pohl (née Schulz; born 20 April 1946) is a German doctor and politician. A member of the Christian Democratic Union of Germany (CDU), she was president of the People’s Chamber of East Germany from April to October 1990. As such, she served as acting head of state of East Germany until its merger into West Germany in October. After the reunification of Germany, she served in the government of Chancellor Helmut Kohl.

 

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Monika Hauser

Monika Hauser is AlternativeNobelPrizeDoc!

Monika Hauser (born 24 May 1959 in Thal, Switzerland)[1] is a Swiss-born Italian physician gynecologist and humanitarian. She spent her youth in the Swiss village of Thal, Saint Gallen, in German Switzerland, before continuing her medical studies in Innsbruck, Austria.  At the conclusion of her medical studies, she spent 15 years in Cologne, Germany, and this is where she began working on behalf of female victims of violence in warzones. To this end, she travelled to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Afghanistan, Congo, Liberia and Israel, with the organisation Medica Mondiale, which she founded. Continue reading Monika Hauser

Irene Epple

Irene Epple-Waigel is SkiDoc and OlympicDoc and more

Irene Epple-Waigel (born 18 June 1957) is a German former alpine skier. She won a total of 11 Alpine Skiing World Cup races and two World Cups, in giant slalom and combined (both in 1982). She also won a silver medal at the 1980 Winter Olympic Games in giant slalom. In the 1978 FIS Alpine Skiing World Championships at Garmisch-Partenkirchen she won the silver medal in the downhill. On 9 January 1983 she won the first women’s World Cup Super-G race, held in Verbier. Continue reading Irene Epple

Heyo Eckel

Heyo Eckel is PoliticDoc and CharityDoc

Heyo Eckel (* 8. Februar 1935 in Berlin) is a German radiologist and had been working in the health politics. Besides he was co-founder of a foundation to help children of Tschernobyl and he assists prisoners of a prison near Göttingen.

Heyo Eckel (* 8. Februar 1935 in Berlin) ist ein deutscher Radiologe und ärztlicher Standespolitiker. Er war Mitbegründer der Stiftung “Kinder von Tschernobyl” und betreut immer noch die Gefangenen einer Justizvollzugsanstalt nahe Göttingen. Continue reading Heyo Eckel

Friedrich Joseph Haass

Friedrich Joseph Haass was PhilosopherDoc and CharityDoc

Friedrich Joseph Haass (Russian: Фёдор Петрович Гааз, Fyodor Petrovich Gaaz; August 10, 1780 – August 16, 1853) was the “holy doctor of Moscow”. Born in Bad Münstereifel, as a member of Moscow’s governmental prison committee, he spent 25 years until the end of his life to humanize the penal system. During the last nine years before his death he spent all of his assets to run a hospital for homeless people. He died in Moscow. Twenty thousand people attended his funeral at the Vvedenskoye Cemetery. Continue reading Friedrich Joseph Haass

Bernhard Kouchner

Bernhard Kouchner is PoliticDoc and CharityDoc

Bernard Kouchner (born 1 November 1939) is a French politician and physician. He is the co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Médecins du Monde. From 2007 until 2010, he was the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs in the center-right Fillon government under president Nicolas Sarkozy, although he had been in the past a minister in socialist governments. In 2010, the Jerusalem Post considered Bernard Kouchner the 15th most influential Jew in the world.[1] Since 2015 Kouchner is workstream leader for the AMU (Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine), where he contributes his expertise in healthcare. Continue reading Bernhard Kouchner

Heinz-Horst Deichmann

Heinz-Horst Deichmann was ShoeDoc and CharityDoc,  PriestDoc and more

Heinz-Horst Deichmann (* 30. September 1926 in Essen; † 2. Oktober 2014 Essen) was a German entrepreneur who founded the biggest Shoe shop chain of Europe. He was well known for his social engagement and received several prizes for this. He also studied theology.
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Robert Satcher

Robert Satcher is AstronautDoc and more

Robert Lee “Bobby” Satcher, Jr. (born September 22, 1965) is an American physician, chemical engineer, and NASA astronaut.[3] He became the first orthopedic surgeon in space during STS-129.[4] He participated in 2 spacewalks during STS-129, accumulating 12hrs 19min of EVA time. Satcher holds two doctorates (Ph.D., M.D.) and has received numerous awards and honors as a surgeon and engineer. He is married and has two children. Bobby Satcher enjoys running, scuba diving, and reading.

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