women in medicine

The first woman inducted in the National Inventors Hall of Fame: Gertrude Belle Elion

Meet Gertrude Belle Elion, the first woman inducted in the National Inventors Hall of fame. Elion was the daughter of immigrants, graduated college at 19 and went on to pursue a PhD in Chemistry. She struggled to find work during a time when women were refused positions in laboratories. Elion persevered and in 1950, she …

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Black History Month: We honor Georgia R. Dwelle, M.D.

Spelman College alumna, Georgia R. Dwelle. M.D. grew up to become one of Georgia’s first African-American women physicians. She received the highest score on her Georgia State Medical Board examination and founded the Dwelle Infirmary– Georgia’s first all-black venereal disease clinic at Spelman College. https://lnkd.in/gBfzhJP

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