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2 edition of Women in medicine. found in the catalog.

Women in medicine.

Carol Lopate

Women in medicine.

by Carol Lopate

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Published by Published for the Josiah Macy, Jr., Foundation by the Johns Hopkins Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women physicians.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    ContributionsJosiah Macy, Jr. Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsR692 .L65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 204 p.
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17758132M

    This book, which grows out of an exhibit at the Grolier Club in New York, introduces the lives, sayings, and dreams of sixteen women over four centuries and chronicles their contributions to mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, computer science, and medicine.   The opaque lingerie item makes an appearance on another woman in the book too, this time paired with red hotpants, in a state of near nakedness that must be essential – for medical reasons Author: Emine Saner.

    Henrietta Lacks (born Loretta Pleasant; August 1, – October 4, ) was an African-American woman whose cancer cells are the source of the HeLa cell line, the first immortalized human cell line and one of the most important cell lines in medical research. An immortalized cell line reproduces indefinitely under specific conditions, and the HeLa cell line continues to be a Born: Loretta Pleasant, August 1, , Roanoke, .   From the ‘one-size-fits-men’ approach to smartphone design to the medical trials that are putting women’s lives at risk this book uses data like Author: Eliane Glaser.

    ume reference work on women in medicine. There are many out-of-print books on women and the medical profession, as well as some current, more general books on women and science, but it is certainly time to make room for a reference book focused on women in medical science. Despite of-ten-hostile work environments, women.   ‘For much of history, women have been excluded from medical and science knowledge production,’ says Dr Kate Young. F rom the earliest days of medicine, women have been considered inferior.


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