Creswell Eastman: The Man Who Saved a Million Brains
Published: 2022 by Wild Dingo Press
Part of the Aussie STEM Stars series
Level: Middle Years (6-9)
Professor Creswell Eastman made it his life’s work to abolish Iodine Deficiency Disorder which can cause severe physical and mental disabilities including lower IQs in children whose mothers have IDD. Through the development of a test that measures iodine levels in pregnant women, Creswell and his team have ensured millions of children around the world are born with fully functioning healthy bodies and brains so they can have better life opportunities.