The President's National Medal of Science: Recipient Details
Michael E. Debakey
Director, DeBakey Heart Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas 77030 USA
"For his pioneering medical innovations throughout his medical career and his unique ability to bring his vast professional knowledge to bear on public policy as a national and international medical statesman."
Presented by President Reagan at a White House Ceremony on June 25, 1987.