Paul Gyorgy

Paul Gyorgy (April 7, 1893- March 1, 1976) was a Hungarian-born American nutritionist and pediatrician, a recipient of the National Medal of Science, best known for his discovery of three vitamins: riboflavin, vitamin B6, and biotin. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] The citation that President Gerald Ford gave Gyorgy with the National Medal of Science read: "For his discovery of three vitamins and related research that have greatly improved human nutrition".[4] Gyorgy was Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania Medical School.[4] He was also Chief of Pediatrics at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,[2] and Chief of Pediatrics at Philadelphia General Hospital.[2]



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