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Birthday
14, 1902
Birthplace
Illinois
DEATH DATE
Aug 21, 1959 (57)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1902
Birthplace
Illinois
DEATH DATE
Aug 21, 1959 (57)

About

Pioneer of psychosomatic medicine who showed the importance of considering the social and economic backgrounds of patients.

Before Fame

She was a prodigious student, earning four advanced degrees over seven years.

Trivia

She theorized that a large part of many diseases was influenced by the minds of the patients.

Family Life

Her father was a mathematician and patent attorney, and her mother was a genealogist.

Associated With

Elizabeth Blackwell is another famous female physician.

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