Famous Chi Phi Members in Science and Medicine

PHYSICIAN: DR. JAMES Z. APPEL, Franklin and Marshall 1928:
Elected President of the American Medical Association in 1965, Brother Appel also received Franklin and Marshall College's Alumni citation in 1964 for completely developing the college's health service from a one-man affair to a fully-staffed operation.

COMPUTER SOFTWARE: WILLIAM T. BAKER, Indiana University 1977:
Just five years out of college, William T. Baker was one of the pioneers of computer software development with his "Easy Writer" program that was adopted for IBM's line of personal computers. He credits his work in membership recruitment with aiding him in sales and his experience as treasurer with teaching him how to work with others.

ENGINEERING: GEORGE FERRIS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 1881: 
Inventor of the Ferris Wheel.

ENGINEERING: JESSE RENO, Lehigh University 1892: 
Inventor of the escalator.

MEDICINE: DR. JONATHAN RICHMOND, Franklin & Marshall 1962, Connecticut 1962: 
Director of the Office of Health and Safety for the Centers for Disease Control.

MEDICINE: DR. ROBERT P. FERGUSON, Cornell University 1968: 
Chief of Medicine for Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City.

MEDICINE: DR. JOHN R. ABEL, University of Southern California 1929: 
President of the American Dental Association

SPACE SCIENCE: CHARLES FINLEY, Pennsylvania State University 1951: 
Manager and Engineer of the NASA Space Station.

SPACE SCIENCE: THOMAS WOODROW, Hobart College 1983: 
Computer Programmer for the Magellan Space Probe.