Dr. Makous is born in Chicago, Illinois to Lawrence Alonzo and Ruth Makous.
Dr. Makous begins his service as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve.
Dr. Makous receives a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.
Dr. Makous receives a Doctor of Medicine from the University of Wisconsin and begins an internship at the Research Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Makous completes a residency in internal medicine at the Research Hospital and becomes a fellow in cardiovascular disease at the University of Vermont in Burlington.
Dr. Makous begins another residency in internal medicine at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Dr. Makous becomes a fellow in cardiovascular disease at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dr. Makous becomes the director of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in Kansas City, Missouri.
Dr. Makous establishes private practices in Kansas City and Independence, Missouri.
Dr. Makous establishes another private practice in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and becomes an associate in medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Makous becomes an assistant professor of clinical medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Makous becomes a cardiologist and physician at Pennsylvania Hospital.
Dr. Makous becomes founder and acting chairman of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Regional High Blood Pressure Control Program.
Dr. Makous receives the Legion of Honor from the Chapel of Four Chaplains.
Dr. Makous serves as president of the Pennsylvania Society of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Makous serves as a cardiology consultant with the Philadelphia City Solicitor’s Office.
Dr. Makous joins Thomas Jefferson University as a clinical assistant professor of medicine.
Dr. Makous becomes president of the Edna B. Kynett Memorial Foundation and trustee of the Visiting Nurse Association in Philadelphia.
Dr. Makous authors “The Road Taken, My Life and Times,” and retires as a cardiologist and medical educator.
Dr. Makous authors “Time to Care: Personal Medicine in the Age of Technology.”