Rooted in Jesuit ideals, the Doisy College of Health Sciences serves humanity through education, research and engagement.
Long a leader in health professions education, Saint Louis University began its first baccalaureate degree program in an allied health profession in 1929.
The Edward and Margaret Doisy School of Allied Health Professions was dedicated in 2001.
The school was endowed by Margaret Doisy, widow of the 1943 Nobel laureate for physiology and medicine for his discovery of vitamin K.
For the complete history of Saint Louis University, please visit: www.slu.edu/sluhistory/ .
About Edward Doisy (Written by Joe Muehlenkamp)
Throughout five decades as a professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, Edward A. Doisy, Ph.D., was renowned worldwide for his pioneering work in the field of biochemistry, including winning the 1943 Nobel Prize for discovering the chemical nature of vitamin K.