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Women in medicine [electronic resource] : an encyclopedia /
Laura Lynn Windsor.
imprint
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002.
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xx, 259 p. : ill., ports.
ISBN
1576073920 (hardcover : alk. paper), 9781576073926 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Book
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imprint
Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c2002.
isbn
1576073920 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781576073926 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
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9125663
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-238) and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Laura Lynn Windsor is a health sciences reference librarian at Ohio University.
Full Text Reviews
Appeared in Choice on 2003-04-01:
Windsor, a reference librarian, compiled this book in part because no one-volume subject encyclopedia about women in medicine existed. It contains more than 250 biographies of women who have made a significant impact on medicine in various ways, focusing on women physicians, nurses, and researchers, but it has related entries on institutions, medical terms, and relevant social issues. It is arranged alphabetically and has cross-references. The extensive bibliography and index provide excellent resource material, as do entries on the key universities, institutes, and foundations that helped shape the history of women's contributions to medicine. The preface lists some excellent sources, confirming that the most abundant and reliable information still will be found in printed rather than Internet sources. Nicely illustrated, this encyclopedia is both comprehensive and accessible. By focusing on women as natural healers, their leadership abilities, and social and economic forces affecting their careers, Windsor makes a significant contribution to the field. ^BSumming Up: Highly recommended. All collections. J. M. Coggan formerly, University of Florida
Appeared in Library Journal on 2003-02-15:
Windsor, a health sciences reference librarian at Ohio University, here profiles over 200 women from myriad scientific arenas, dating from 200 C.E. to the present. Most entries are for 19th- to mid-20th-century women. Included are Linda Richards, the first trained nurse in the United States; Rebecca Crumpler, the first African American physician; Nobel prize-winning chemist Gertrude Elion; Marie Boivin, a prominent French midwife of the early 19th century; psychoanalyst Karen Horney; and Shirley Tilghman, a molecular biologist working on the Human Genome Project. Though the emphasis is on women who have made a significant impact on medicine, there is a scattering of entries on institutions and social issues, e.g., female genital mutilation and footbinding. Libraries that already own either the Biographical Dictionary of Women Healers: Midwives, Nurses, and Physicians, which includes approximately the same number of entries, or Benjamin F. and Barbara S. Shearer's Notable Women in the Life Sciences: A Biographical Dictionary (to which this reviewer contributed one of the 97 entries) may question the purchase of such a similar book: a number of entries overlap in all three works. Appropriate for high school and public library reference collections lacking up-to-date titles in this area. (Index, glossary, illustrations, and chronology not seen.)-Martha E. Stone, Massachusetts General Hosp. Lib., Boston (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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Review Quotes
"Nicely illustrated, this encyclopedia is both comprehensive and accessible ... Highly recommended." - Choice
"... provides entries about numerous women who are not covered in readily available sources. Women in Medicine will be a valuable addition to high school, academic, and public libraries.' " - American Reference Books Annual
" Women in Medicine is recommended for public, secondary-school, and college collections that need more coverage in this area." - Booklist
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Summaries
Description for Reader
Explores ongoing professional and social obstacles faced by women of color, primarily in specialist fields such as orthopedics Brings to life inspiring stories like that of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to attend medical school and become a physician in the United States, and Angelique Coudray, King Louis XV commissioned to train midwives in France Includes coverage of women outside North America and Western Europe such as Nawal el Saadawi, a physician and advocate of women's sexual rights in Arab cultures Suggests through a profile of Nancy Dickey, the first woman president of the male-dominated American Medical Association, that more women can achieve leadership roles with administrative power
Description for Reader
. More than 250 A-Z entries focusing primarily on women pioneers and mentors in medicine, from Rebecca Lee Crumpler, the first black female physician in the United States, to Flossie Wong-Staal, who codiscovered and cloned the HIV virus . Additional entries on organizations such as the Medical Women's International Association, the Media Act of 1858 and other legislative acts, and universities and institutions that have shaped the role of women in medicine . Over 60 photographs and portraits of key nurses, physicians and scientists, including Louise Bourgeois, Florence Nightingale, and Marie Curie . Extensive bibliography with websites listed wherever possible for easy access
Bowker Data Service Summary
A compilation of 200 stories of women in medicine through the ages and around the world, this text includes the story of a medieval nun, a filipina orphan, and a share-cropper's daughter from the American South.
Description for Reader
. Explores ongoing professional and social obstacles faced by women of color, primarily in specialist fields such as orthopedics . Brings to life inspiring stories like that of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to attend medical school and become a physician in the United States, and Angelique Coudray, King Louis XV commissioned to train midwives in France . Includes coverage of women outside North America and Western Europe such as Nawal el Saadawi, a physician and advocate of women's sexual rights in Arab cultures . Suggests through a profile of Nancy Dickey, the first woman president of the male-dominated American Medical Association, that more women can achieve leadership roles with administrative power
Description for Reader
* Explores ongoing professional and social obstacles faced by women of color, primarily in specialist fields such as orthopedics * Brings to life inspiring stories like that of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to attend medical school and become a physician in the United States, and Angelique Coudray, King Louis XV commissioned to train midwives in France * Includes coverage of women outside North America and Western Europe such as Nawal el Saadawi, a physician and advocate of women's sexual rights in Arab cultures * Suggests through a profile of Nancy Dickey, the first woman president of the male-dominated American Medical Association, that more women can achieve leadership roles with administrative power
Long Description
Women in Medicine: An Encyclopedia tells the hidden history of healing practitioners. Since ancient times, and in every human society, women have played a critical, if unheralded, role in the practice and progress of the medical arts and sciences. From the 11th century German nun Hildegarde of Bingen to early 20th century radiology pioneer Marie Curie to controversial Surgeon General Jocelyn Elders, Women in Medicine portrays the struggles, the skills, the science, and the inspiring stories of more than 200 of history's great women physicians and medical researchers. Not just a biographical compendium, Women in Medicine also includes entries on the key universities, institutes, and foundations of this illustrious history. Chock full of unique illustrations and complete with extensive bibliography and index, this one volume encyclopedia is the most comprehensive and accessible reference work on the history of women in medicine. A must buy for any library looking to round out its women's history or history of science reference shelf.
Main Description
The definitive compilation of the inspiring and educational stories of women in medicine through the ages and around the world.
Unpaid Annotation
Features: - Over 200 clearly written entries- 60 illustrations- Thorough chronology- Bibliography- Glossary and index
Table of Contents
Forewordp. xi
Preface and Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. xvii
Abbott, Maude Elizabeth Seymourp. 1
Abouchdid, Edmap. 3
Acosta Sison, Honoriap. 3
Alexander, Hattie Elizabethp. 4
Ali, Safiehp. 5
Alvord, Lori Arvisop. 5
American Medical Women's Associationp. 6
American Women's Hospitalsp. 7
Andersen, Dorothy Hansinep. 7
Anderson, Charlotte Morrisonp. 8
Anderson, Elizabeth Garrettp. 8
Angwin, Maria Louisap. 10
Apgar Score Systemp. 11
Apgar, Virginiap. 11
Ashby, Winifred Mayerp. 13
Aspasiap. 14
Avery, Mary Ellenp. 14
Bacheler, Mary Washingtonp. 17
Bain, Barbarap. 18
Baker, Sara Josephinep. 18
Balfour, Margaret Idap. 19
Barnes, Alice Josephinep. 20
Barriers to Successp. 20
Barringer, Emily Dunningp. 23
Barry, Jamesp. 24
Barton, Clara (Clarissa Harlowe)p. 25
Bassi, Laura Maria Caterinap. 26
Bayerova, Annap. 27
Biheron, Marie Catherinep. 27
Blackwell, Elizabethp. 27
Blackwell, Emilyp. 33
Blanchfield, Florence Abyp. 34
Bocchi, Dorotheap. 35
Boivin, Marie Anne Victoire Gillainp. 35
Bourgeois, Louisep. 36
Britton, Mary E.p. 37
Brown, Dorothy Laviniap. 37
Brown, Edith Maryp. 38
Brown, Rachel Fullerp. 39
Brundtband, Gro Harlemp. 39
Budzinski-Tylicka, Justinep. 40
Calverley, Eleanor Jane Taylorp. 41
Canady, Alexa Irenep. 41
Chevandier Law of 1892p. 42
Chinn, May Edwardp. 42
Claypole, Edith Janep. 43
Cleveland, Emeline Hortonp. 44
Cobb, Jewel Plummerp. 44
Cole, Rebeccap. 45
Comnena, Annap. 45
Comstock Act of 1873p. 46
Conley, Frances Krauskopfp. 46
Cori, Gerty Theresa Radnitzp. 47
Correia, Elisap. 48
Craighill, Margaret D.p. 49
Crosby, Elizabeth Carolinep. 49
Crumpler, Rebecca Leep. 50
Curie, Marie Sklodowskap. 50
Dalle Donne, Mariap. 55
Daly, Marie Maynardp. 55
Daniel, Annie Sturgesp. 56
Darrow, Ruth Renterp. 56
Dayhoff, Margaret Oakleyp. 57
Dejerine-Klumpke, Augustap. 57
Delano, Jane Armindap. 57
Dempsey, Sister Mary Josephp. 58
Dengal, Anna Mariap. 59
Diaz Inzunza, Eloizap. 59
Dick, Gladys Rowena Henryp. 60
Dickens, Helen Octaviap. 61
Dickey, Nancy Wilsonp. 62
Dix, Dorothea Lyndep. 62
Dmitrieva, Valentina Ionovnap. 64
Dock, Lavinia Lloydp. 64
Dolley, Sarah Read Adamsonp. 65
du Coudray, Angelique Margueritep. 66
Dufferin Fundp. 67
Dunn, Thelma Brumfieldp. 67
Durocher, Marie Josefina Mathildep. 68
Dyer, Helen Mariep. 68
Edinburgh School of Medicinep. 69
Elders, Minnie Joycelynp. 69
Elion, Gertrude Bellep. 70
Emerson, Gladys Andersonp. 71
Erxleben, Dorothea Christianap. 72
Eskelin, Karolinap. 73
Evans, Alice Catherinep. 73
Fabiola, Saintp. 75
Farquhar, Marilyn Gistp. 75
Felicie, Jacobap. 76
Female Genital Mutilationp. 76
Fenselau, Catherine Clarkep. 76
Ferguson, Angela Dorotheap. 77
Flexner Reportp. 78
Footbindingp. 78
Fowler, Lydia Folgerp. 79
Franklin, Martha Minervap. 79
Franklin, Rosalind Elsiep. 80
Freud, Annap. 81
Friend, Charlottep. 82
Fulton, Mary Hannahp. 82
Geneva Medical Collegep. 85
Giliani, Alessandrap. 85
Goodrich, Annie Warburtonp. 85
Gordon, Doris Clifton Jollyp. 87
Guangzhou, Chinap. 87
Hamilton, Alicep. 89
Han Suyinp. 91
Hautval, Adelaidep. 92
Hazen, Elizabeth Leep. 92
He Manqiup. 93
Healy, Bernadinep. 94
Heikel, Rosinap. 94
Hemenway, Ruth V.p. 95
Hildegard of Bingenp. 96
Hoby, Lady Margaretp. 96
Hodgkin, Dorothy Mary Crowfootp. 96
Honzakova, Annap. 98
Hoobler, Icie Gertrude Macyp. 98
Horney, Karen Theodora Clementina Danielsenp. 99
Hubbard, Ruthp. 100
Hugonay, Countess Vilmap. 101
Hyde, Ida Henriettap. 102
Inglis, Elsie Maudep. 103
Jacobi, Mary Corinna Putnamp. 105
Jacobs, Aletta Henriettep. 107
Jalas, Rakelp. 108
Jemison, Mae Carolp. 108
Jex-Blake, Sophia Louisap. 109
Johns Hopkins Universityp. 111
Joliet-Curie, Irenep. 112
Jones, Mary Amanda Dixonp. 113
Jones, Mary Ellenp. 115
Jordan, Lyndap. 115
Joteyko, Josephinep. 116
Kagan, Helenap. 117
Kaufman, Joyce Jacobsonp. 117
Kelsey, Frances Oldhamp. 118
Kenny, Elizabethp. 118
Kenyon, Josephine Hemenwayp. 120
Klein, Melaniep. 121
Krajewska, Teodorap. 122
Kubler-Ross, Elisabethp. 122
Lachapelle, Marie-Louise Dugesp. 125
LaFlesche Picotte, Susanp. 125
Lancefield, Rebecca Craighillp. 126
Lazarus, Hildap. 127
L'Esperance, Elise Depew Strangp. 128
Levi-Montalcini, Ritap. 128
Longshore, Hannah Myersp. 130
Lopez, Rita Lobato Velhop. 131
Lovejoy, Esther Clayson Pohlp. 131
Luisi, Paulinap. 132
Lyon, Mary Francesp. 132
Mabie, Catharine Louise Roep. 133
Macklin, Madge Thurlowp. 134
Macnamara, Dame Annie Jeanp. 134
Mahoney, Mary Elizap. 135
Malahlele, Mary Susanp. 136
Mandl, Inesp. 136
Manley, Audrey Forbesp. 136
McClintock, Barbarap. 137
McGee, Anita Newcombp. 138
McKinnon, Emily H. S.p. 139
Medical Act of 1858p. 139
Medical College of Pennsylvaniap. 139
Medical Women's International Association (MWIA)p. 140
Mendenhall, Dorothy Reedp. 141
Mendoza-Gauzon, Marie Pazp. 142
Mergler, Marie Josephap. 142
Miller, Jean Bakerp. 142
Minoka-Hill, Lillie Rosap. 143
Mission Workp. 144
Montoya, Matildep. 146
Morani, Alma Deap. 146
Murray, Florap. 146
Neufeld, Elizabeth Fondalp. 147
New England Female Medical Collegep. 147
New England Hospitalp. 148
New Hospital for Women and Childrenp. 149
Nielsen, Nielsine Mathildep. 149
Nightingale, Florencep. 149
Novello, Antonia Coellop. 152
Nusselin-Volhard, Christianep. 153
Nutting, Mary Adelaidep. 154
Ockett, Mollyp. 157
Ogino, Ginkop. 157
Osborn, June Elainep. 157
Paget, Mary Rosalindp. 159
Pak, Esther Kimp. 159
Parrish, Rebeccap. 160
Pearce, Louisep. 160
Perez, Ernestinap. 161
Perozo, Evangelina Rodriguezp. 161
Petermann, Mary Lockep. 161
Pickett, Lucy Westonp. 162
Pittman, Margaretp. 162
Pool, Judith Grahamp. 163
Possanner-Ehrenthal, Garbriellep. 163
Preston, Annp. 163
Public Health and Womenp. 165
Quimby, Edith Hinkleyp. 169
Ramsey, Mimip. 171
Remond, Sarah Parkerp. 171
Richards, Ellen Henrietta Swallowp. 172
Richards, Linda (Melinda Ann Judson)p. 173
Robb, Isabel Hamptonp. 174
Rodriguez-Dulanto, Laura Estherp. 175
Russell Gurney Enabling Act of 1876p. 175
Ruys, A. Charlottep. 175
el Saadawi, Nawalp. 177
Sabin, Florence Renap. 178
Salber, Eva Julietp. 179
Salpetriere Asylump. 179
Sanger, Margaretp. 180
Saunders, Cicely Mary Strodep. 181
Scharlieb, Mary Ann Dacomb Birdp. 182
Scottish Women's Hospitalsp. 182
Scudder, Ida Sophiap. 183
Seacole, Mary Jane Grantp. 184
Seibert, Florence Barbarap. 184
Sewall, Lucy Ellenp. 185
Shaibany, Homap. 186
Sheppard-Towner Act of 1921p. 186
Sherrill, Mary Lurap. 187
Siegemundin, Justine Dittrichinp. 187
Solis, Manuelap. 187
Solis Quiroga, Margarita Delgado dep. 187
Spaangberg-Holth, Mariep. 188
Spoerry, Annep. 188
Stern, Lina Solomonovap. 188
Steward, Susan Maria Smith McKinneyp. 189
Stewart, Alicep. 190
Stone, Emma Constancep. 191
Stowe, Emilyp. 191
Sundquist, Almap. 192
Swain, Clara A.p. 192
Sylvain, Yvonnep. 193
Taussig, Helen Brookep. 195
Thompson, Mary Harrisp. 197
Tilghman, Shirley Marie Caldwellp. 198
Trout, Jennie Kiddp. 198
Turner-Warwick, Margaretp. 199
University of Bolognap. 201
University of Salernop. 202
Van Hoosen, Berthap. 203
Vejjabul, Pierra Hoonp. 203
Villa, Amelia Chopiteap. 204
Villa-Komaroff, Lydiap. 204
Wald, Florence Schorskep. 207
Wald, Lillian D.p. 208
Walker, Mary Broadfootp. 209
Walker, Mary Edwardsp. 209
Wars and Epidemicsp. 210
Wauneka, Annie Dodgep. 212
Weizmann, Verap. 213
Western Reserve Collegep. 214
Wetterhahn, Karen Elizabethp. 214
Whately, Mary Louisap. 214
Widerstrom, Karolinap. 215
Williams, Anna Wesselsp. 215
Williams, Cicely Delphinp. 216
Women of Color in Medicinep. 217
Wong-Staal, Flossiep. 220
Wright, Jane Cookep. 221
Yalow, Rosalyn Sussmanp. 223
Yoshioka, Yayoip. 224
Zakrzewska, Marie Elizabethp. 225
Bibliographyp. 227
Indexp. 239
About the Authorp. 259
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