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Women in Science Project
6243 Parker House, 2nd floor
(Located in a two-story white frame house)
Hanover, NH
03755-3529
Phone: (603) 646-3690
Email: WISP@Dartmouth.EDU
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News & Events Archive: December 2009

  • Friday, December 4, 12 - 1:30 p.m., 101 Collis — Limited seating available. Please Blitz WISP to RSVP by Wednesday, December 2. — Dr. N. Lynn Eckhert, MD, DrPH, is a physician at Harvard Medical School who has served as the dean of international and public health programs and has held numerous positions in academic medicine. A modern pioneer herself, Dr. Eckhert currently travels for Harvard International opening medical schools in third world countries.
  • A play by N. Lynn Eckhert, MD, Dr.PH, Harvard Medical School, performed by Linda Gray Kelley. Presented by C. Everett Koop Institute. Thursday, December 3 at 7 p.m., Dartmouth 105. — Please join us for this celebration of women in medicine. Free and open to the Dartmouth Community.

    This one-person play chronicles Blackwell's daring and courageous pursuit of a medical career in the 1850s as a woman. After facing initial rejection by the medical community because of her gender, Blackwell graduated top of her class from Geneva Medical College in New York and ultimately founded the New York Infirmary for Women and Children. As the first woman doctor in medicine and as a social activist, Blackwell went on to start other medical schools for women.

Last Updated: 10/1/13