Elizabeth Blackwell: The Birth Of Women's Disease

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“If society will not admit of woman 's free development, then society must be remodeled.”, states Elizabeth Blackwell. Who is Elizabeth Blackwell, you might wonder? I questioned the same thing. After some research, I was able to find that not only was she the first woman to graduate from an American medical school, but she also established the first women 's college for medicine, called Women’s Medical College in England. Unbeknownst to the world, February 3rd, 1821, marked the birth of a certain woman who would one day, change the future of medicine for females all over the world. Elizabeth was born in Bristol, England, the third or nine children to Hannah Lane and Samuel Blackwell. Both parents were deeply religious, and
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