Martin A. Couney

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Martin A. Couney
Born (1860-12-31)December 31, 1860 or (1870-12-30)December 30, 1870
Alsace or Breslau[1]
Died March 1, 1950(1950-03-01)
Coney Island
Nationality German
Education Leipzig
Spouse(s) Annabelle May
Medical career
Profession Physician
Field Neonatology
Specialism Neonatal incubators
Baby Incubator Exhibit at 1909 Seattle World's Fair

Martin Arthur Couney (1870–1950) was a physician and pioneer in neonatology. A student of Pierre-Constant Budin, he is best known for placing incubators containing premature infants on display at Coney Island, New York.[1] His exhibition at Luna Park opened in 1903.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Incubator-baby side shows (Dr. Martin A. Couney).. Pediatrics. 1979 Aug;64(2):127-41. PMID 382078.
  2. ^ And next to the bearded lady, premature babies. The New York Times. 2005 Jun 12 [Retrieved 13 November 2014].