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Dr. Henry Heimlich – Deupree House resident & inventor of the Heimlich manuever

January 30, 2013

Deupree House resident Dr. Henry Heimlich recently made news by speaking out against the American Red Cross. Dr. Heimlich stated that the Red Cross’ recommendations of five back slaps and then five abdominal thrusts for someone who’s choking “horrify” him.

Follow the link below to read the article from the Cincinnati Enquirer:

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20130120/NEWS/301200113/IN-DEPTH-Red-Cross-recommendations-horrify-Heimlich

Dr. Heimlich graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. and received his M.D. from the Cornell Medical Collage. Dr. Heimlich is best known for his invention of the Heimlich maneuver in 1974 with a team of Jewish Hospital researchers, but that is only one of his many lifesaving discoveries. Dr. Heimlich moved to Deupree House in 2010 and is currently working on a book of his memoirs, titled Heimlich’s Maneuvers.