Dickinson W. Richards
|Dickinson W. Richards|
Dickinson Woodruff Richards, Jr.
Orange, New Jersey, U.S.
|Died||April 5, 2011
Lakeville, Connecticut, U.S.
|Known for||Cardiac catheterization|
He is best known for the research he did on the development of cardiac catheterization as well as the characterization of a number of cardiac diseases. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1956 "for their discoveries concerning heart catheterization and pathological changes in the circulatory system". He shared the prize with André Cournand and Werner Forssmann.