Professor John W. Severinghaus

Professor John Severinghaus

John W. Severinghaus, M.D.,Dr Med HC (Copenhagen), FRCA (London) and Professor Emeritus of Anesthesia, UCSF is a world renowned anaesthesiologist, physiologist and developer of the first blood gas measurement

He developed the Stow-Severinghaus CO2 electrode, the stirred and calibrated Clark O2 electrode and the first 3 function blood gas apparatus (pH, Pco2 and Po2) now at the Smithsonian museum.