Wilson Greatbatch to Speak At Dental School Seminar

By Lois Baker

Release Date: April 30, 1998 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Wilson Greatbatch, a member of the National Inventors Hall of Fame whose research led to the development of the implantable pacemaker, will be featured speaker at a seminar titled "The Coalescence of the Sciences," sponsored by the Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences in the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine.

The seminar will be held at 8 a.m. on May 14 in 357 Squire Hall on the UB South (Main Street) Campus. It is open to the public and there is no admission charge.

Greatbatch graduated from Cornell University and holds a master's degree in engineering from UB. He taught in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences from 1952-57 and remains an adjunct professor at both UB and Cornell.

Founder of Wilson Greatbatch Ltd., he holds more than 150 patents and is currently working on several projects.