In particular, we talked about the first Spelman alum to go to medical school. This Spelman alum was named Georgia Dwelle. During her career, Dr. Dwelle achieved many accomplishments. In 1904, she graduated with honors from Meharry Medical School. Then in 1920 Dr. Dwelle established Georgia’s first hospital for African American women.
Naomi Weisstein was born in New York City on October 16, 1939 to Mary (a psychoanalyst) and Samuel Weisstein (a lawyer). Graduated as a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society at Wellesley College in 1961 with a B.A. She earned her Ph.D. in social psychology at Harvard University in 1964. At Harvard she won a Departmental Distinctions award. While at Harvard she met her future husband radical historian Jesse Lemisch.
The leader I choose was Maya Angelou. Maya Angelou was an African American Civil Rights activist, Author, & poet who issued 7 autobiographies 3 essay books and various poetry books, and had done a number of plays. She was born in St. Louis, Missouri on April 4, 1928 and recently died on May 28, 2014. Some time during World War 2 Maya won a Scholarship to study acting and dance at the California Labor School, in San Francisco, California. At the time Maya became the first African American female cable car conductor(A job she had for a short amount of time).
During her career, she also observed sunspots, stars, solar eclipses, comets, nebulae, and the moons of Saturn and Jupiter. Maria Mitchell died on June 28, 1889, at the age of seventy due to a brain disease. In 1902, her friends and supporters founded the Maria Mitchell Association. They also opened her home to visitors. She was elected to the Hall of Fame of Great Americans at New York University when it began in 1905, and in 1994, she became part of the National Women 's Hall of Fame in Seneca Falls, New York.
Mary Edwards Walker accomplished a variety of amusing and intelligent things during her lifetime. She first enrolled in the Syracuse College of Medicine. Although her father was the one encouraging these medical desires, Mary thrived in this specific school system. In the year of 1855 Mary graduated with a Doctorate degree in medicine. Her enthusiasm continued, along with the development of the rest of her life.
As a child, Nancy went to Sidwell Friends School. Her mother, Edith, married a second time to a famous Chicago neurosurgeon, Doctor Loyal Davis, in 1929. Loyal Davis adopted Nancy at six years old and gave her the last name Davis. Nancy lived with her mom and new dad in their house in Chicago where she experienced wealth. She had the opportunity to study at the Girls’ Latin School.
Florence Aby Blachfield affected WWII by tending to the wounded and fighting to have the same pay as her male co-workers. She had a significant impact on the war for many women. Florence Blanchfield daughter of Joseph and Mary Anderson Blanchfield, was born on April 1, 1889 in Shepherds town, Virginia where she was one of eight children. When Florence was smaller she attended Walnut Springs Public Schools in VA before attending Granda Institute Boarding School. She took secretarial courses in Pittsburgh, then transferred to medicine by enrolling at the South Side Training School for Nurses and graduated in 1906.
Zabdiel Boylston was an American physician who was born on March 9, 1676 in Muddy River Hamlet which is now known as Brookline, Massachusetts. He was educated through apprenticeship to his father an English surgeon named Dr. Thomas Boylston and Dr. Cutter, another physician in Boston. Dr. Zabdiel Boylston performed his the first surgical operations by an American physician for removal of the gall bladder stones in 1710 and removal of a first breast tumor in 1718. He was soon acquired a well-known reputation for his knowledge, skills and humanity. In January 1705, he married Jerusha Minot and they had eight children.
After his dad 's passing, Drew came back to the United States. He turned into an instructor at Howard University 's restorative school in 1935. The next year, Drew first surgery was performed at Freedmen’s hospital located in Washington, D.C, part to his work at college. “In the early 1920s, a number of hospitals assembled their own small donor panels: even using the citrate method, donors still had to go to hospital to give blood for each emergency. Initially, they were paid for their blood” (Blood transfusion).
Williams is one of two founders of Black and Third World Mathematicians, which in 1971 became The National Association of Mathematicians. Dr. Williams founded The Committee for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Science in 1997. In 1971, he was chosen to be Assistant Professor of Mathematics at State University of New York and in 1985 was promoted to full professor at the University. In 2004, he was selected to be one of the so most important blacks, in Research Science by Science Spectrum Magazine and Cancer Communications Group. Scott W. Williams earned his Masters of Science in Mathematics from Lehigh University, in 1967, and in 1969, he earned his Ph.D. Scott W. Williams did a lot of other things also in his career.