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Women In Medecine
9 Oct 2017
Rebecca Lee Crumpler was the first African American women to earn an M.D. graduating at New England Female Medical College in 1864.
Dr. ELiza Grier was the first African American women to be able to practice medecine in her native Georgia. What was amazing was that she was an emancipated slave and offset every year of college with a year of picking cotton.
Mary Eliza Mahoney was the first African American nurse and was one of the first people accredited to vote in Boston in 1920 at 76 years old.
Elizabeth Blackwell was the first women Brithish born to earn her M.D. and was a physician.
Patricia Bath invented the LaserPhaco Probe drastically simplifying the cataract correcting process.
Helen B. Taussig was credited with inventing the field of piediatric cardiology.
Mary Corinna Putnam crusaded for the integration of clinical and laboratory studies. Before this, anecdotal evidence could have been used as fact and the truth.
Nancy Dickey is an American physician. She was the first female president of the American Medical Association, serving in 1997–98.
Susan LaFlesche Picotte was an Omaha Native American doctor and reformer in the late 19th century. She is widely acknowledged as the first Native American to earn a medical degree.
Anandibai Gopalrao Joshi, MD was one of the first Indian female physicians. She was the first female of Indian origin to study and graduate with a degree in medicine in the United States.
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