Robert Jarvik

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Robert Jarvik
Born
Robert Koffler Jarvik

(1946-05-11) May 11, 1946 (age 74)
Alma materSyracuse University
New York University
OccupationScientist, researcher
Known forDeveloping the Jarvik-7 artificial heart
Spouse(s)
Elaine Levin
(m. 1968; div. 1985)

Children2
RelativesMurray Jarvik (paternal uncle)
Website[2]

Robert Koffler Jarvik, M.D. (born May 11, 1946) is an American scientist, researcher and businessman. He is known for his role in creating the Jarvik-7 artificial heart.[1] He was born in Midland, Michigan.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Men in the News: A Pair of Skilled Hands to Guide an Artificial Heart: Robert Kiffler Jarvik". Article in The New York Times, 3 December 1982. Retrieved from [1] on 2006-06-23.

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