- Hippocrates of Cos is considered the Father of Medicine and lived around 400 BC.
- The Medicine Degree is the longest that exists because between 6 and 7 years are required to complete the basic training.
- From “Chabelo” to “Che” Guevara are some of the celebrities who studied Medicine although in reality they hardly practiced it.
There are many personalities who are recognized in the field of culture, entertainment and even politics for all their contributions. His work can be seen in movies, television programs and even social works. The interesting thing is that within the list of There are some famous who studied Medicine although perhaps they did not practice it completely.
Health has been an indispensable part of the world for centuries. In fact Hippocrates of Cos He is considered the Father of Medicine and Medical Ethics. He lived around 400 BC and some of his work remains relevant to this day. At the same time, other of his investigations have had to be updated due to more recent discoveries.
Now, throughout the world there are thousands of people who become doctors and dedicate themselves to patient care. At the same time, there is also celebrities who studied medicine but don’t really do it because they have focused on other areas like entertainment.
Ernest “Che” Guevara
The list of celebrities who studied Medicine and few know it is headed by this famous social fighter. His face has become one of the most recognizable in the world and is associated with the Cuban revolution.
What few know is that this Argentine born in 1928 is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine of the Buenos Aires’ University. And that’s not all, he came to Mexico to work at the General Hospital and the Children’s Hospital as an allergist and researcher. Some of his works have even been published in prestigious medical journals.
If you have ever seen the film trilogy of The Hangover it is sure that you recognize the character of Mr Chow. It is one of the central elements of this comedy saga and the person in charge of its interpretation is ken jeongan actor who has participated in other Hollywood movies.
What few know is that before focusing on acting, the son of Korean parents studied Medicine at the Duke University. He also has a PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and also studied the specialty of Internal Medicine at the Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans.
Parallel to the above, he also focused on acting and comedy. At first it was just a hobby but in the end it became his main activity.
If you ever watched the tv series The Big Bang Theory then you recognize this actress because she plays Amy Farrah Fowler, who is the girlfriend of Sheldon Cooper. In the comedy she works as a neuroscientist but the funny thing is that she is also the profession of an actress in real life.
In this case, Mayim is a Medicine graduate from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He also has a PhD in Neuroscience and his thesis was focused on the Prader-Willi syndrome.
Xavier López “Chabelo”
Finally, among the celebrities who studied Medicine is one of the pillars of Mexican culture. Is about Xavier López, better known as “Chabelo”. His work on television marked an era and even his program was broadcast for 48 years without interruption.
Now, what not many know is that he studied at the UNAM School of Medicine. In fact, for a couple of years he practiced his profession, although in the end he preferred the field of entertainment.
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