Bin Qurra

Sinan bin Thabet bin Qurra made contributions in medicine, philosophy, astronomy, and engineering. Math was his hobby. He translated five books of Euclid into Arabic. He wrote “Ath-Thakira Fi-Tibb” (Memory in Medicine).

He was appointed to administer licensure and specialty certification examinations for prospective practitioners.

References: Al-Mahi,T.History of Arab Medicine,1959; Haddad,S.I.History of Arab Medicine,1975