20th Century Physicians

Christine Darden

Christine Darden

Articles: Buckley, Cara. “On Being a Black Female Math Whiz During the Space Race,” New York Times [Books Section] September 5, 2016. Darden, Christine. “Sonic-Boom Minimization with Nose-Bluntness Relaxation” Technical Journal, January 1, 1979. Retrieved December 14, 2016. Darden, Christine. “An Overview of NASA’s HSR Program: Environmental Issues and Economic Concerns,” European Community on Computational […]

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Dame Mary Scharlieb

Dame Mary Scharlieb

Articles: “Dame Mary Scharlieb,” The Brisbane Courier Saturday, November 22, 1930, p.8. “Dame Mary Scharlieb, D.B.E., LL.D., M.D., M.S.” British Medical Journal 2.3647 (1930): 935-937. Books: Nightingale, Florence, Lynn McDonald, and Gérard Vallée. 2007. Florence Nightingale on Social Change in India. Waterloo, Ont: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. Websites Dame Mary Dacomb Scharlieb – Project Canterbury […]

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Muriel Petioni

Muriel Petioni

Name: Muriel Petioni Full Name: Muriel Marjorie Petioni Dates: 1914 – 2011 Nationality: Trinidadian Career Path: Doctor, Educator, and  Activist Known as: “The Mother of Medicine in Harlem” Note: Dr. Muriel Petioni was the founder and first chair of The Friends of Harlem Hospital Center. Dr. She also founded the Susan Smith McKinney Steward Medical Society for […]

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Victoria Chung

Victoria Chung

Name: Victoria Chung Also known as: Victoria Cheung Dates:  1897-1966 Nationality:  Chinese-Canadian Career Path: Medical Missionary to China [primarily in the areas of pediatrics and gynecology, Dr. Chung also specialized in treating infectious diseases.] Note: She was accepted as the first woman intern in the Toronto General Hospital. Articles: Price, John and Ningping Yu. “ […]

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Princess Vera Ignatievna Gedroitz

Princess Vera Ignatievna Gedroitz

Books: McCallum, Jack Edward. 2008. Military medicine: from ancient times to the 21st century. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO. Websites: Princess Vera Ignatievna Gedroitz – Wikipedia        

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