American physicist. Famous for Bovie electrocautery tool. He
was Assistant Professor and Research Fellow in Bio-Physics in the
Harvard University and a member of the Cancer Commission. Collaborating
with Dr. Harvey Cushing, he developed the high-frequency electrosurgical unit. Dr. Cushing used it successfully for removal of brain tumor for the first time (1925).
He worked in Medical School of Northwestern University in Chicago.
He was the author of books "The Influence of Ultra-violet Light on
Nutrition in Poultry", and "The Action of Schumann Rays on Living
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