December 2003

This web presentation was written by Sarah A. Leavitt, Ph.D., and produced by the Stetten Museum, Office of NIH History, in cooperation with the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and its Exploring and Collecting History Online (ECHO) project, which is funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

Web team:

  • Alan Hoofring and Donald Bliss - Medical Arts and Photography Branch (NIH)
  • Michele Lyons - Curator, Stetten Museum, Office of NIH History (NIH)
  • Joan Fragaszy
  • Jim Safley
  • Dan Cohen, Ph.D.
  • Tom Scheinfeldt, Ph.D. - ECHO (George Mason University)

Special thanks to:

  • Judith Vaitukaitis, M.D. - Director, National Center for Research Resources (NIH)
  • Glenn Braunstein, M.D. - Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Dina Russello - Regulatory Affairs, Pfizer Inc. Consumer Group
  • Margriet Lablans - Junior Product Manager, Predictor, The Netherlands
  • Suzanne Junod, Ph.D. - Food and Drug Administration History Office (FDA)
  • Patricia Gossel, Ph.D. - National Museum of American History (Smithsonian Institution)
  • Victoria A. Harden, Ph.D. - Director, Office of NIH History (NIH)
  • Caroline Hannaway, Ph.D. - Editor, Office of NIH History (NIH)

Photo credits:

Photographs of early e.p.t tests courtesy of Pfizer Inc.

Judith Vaitukaitis, circa 1971
Judith Vaitukaitis, c. 1971