Biomedical researcher and dentist inventor of full-body CT scanner dies

Robert S. Ledley, DDS, a dentist and biomedical researcher, died on July 24, 2012, in Kensington, Md. Dr. Ledley invented the first full-body CT scanner. The prototype was called Automatic Computerized Transverse Axial.

Dr. Ledley was an advocate of computer use in medicine and the founding fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

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Robert S. Ledley, DDS, a dentist and biomedical researcher, died on July 24, 2012, in Kensington, Md. Dr. Ledley invented the first full-body CT scanner. The prototype was called Automatic Computerized Transverse Axial.

Dr. Ledley was an advocate of computer use in medicine and the founding fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics.

Click here to read more from the ADA.

Click here to read more from the New York Times.

Click here for more infomation about CBCT in dentistry.

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