Announcing the 2016 Alma Dea Morani Awardee, Paula Johnson, MD, MPHA speaker at the 2nd Annual Fellows Lecture.Watch the Video from the 16th Annual Alma Dea Morani Award PresentationPhoto of a FHWIM Board Meeting
Announcing the 2016 Alma Dea Morani Awardee, Paula Johnson, MD, MPH
2nd Annual Fellows Lecture a Success!
Watch the Video from the 16th Annual Alma Dea Morani Award Presentation
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Preserving and Promoting Women in Medicine – Celebrating Women’s History Month

KateGrauvogel_048Announcing the 2016 Fellow, Kate Grauvogel

The Archives for Women in Medicine and Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine are pleased to announce the 2016-2017 Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Fellow: Kate Grauvogel

Kate Grauvogel is an advanced doctoral student in the History and Philosophy of Science and Medicine Department at Indiana University-Bloomington. Broadly, her research interests include the history of women’s health, especially pathology and psychiatry in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.  Read more

 

Paula A Johnson Bio April, 2015  2Announcing the 2016 Alma Dea Morani Awardee, Paula Johnson, MD, MPH

The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine is pleased to announce the 2016 Alma Dea Morani Renaissance Woman Award recipient, Paula A. Johnson, MD, MPH.

Paula A. Johnson is a respected and passionate leader, deeply committed to women and sustainably improving their lives. She is recognized internationally as an innovator, bringing her broad range of experience as a researcher, educator, and expert in health care, public health and health policy to bear in the effort to transform the health of women.  On July 1, 2016 she will become the 14th president of Wellesley College. Read more

 

22065298051_2f4bc24571_oCarol Cooperman Nadelson, M.D. featured in The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine Oral History Program

Women in History Month is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of some of the most successful women in medicine. The Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine is pleased to share with you our eagerly awaited oral history of Dr. Carol Cooperman Nadelson. Dr. Nadelson’s impressive and tireless career is inspirational in its commitment to hard work, tenacity, women’s health and the success of women in medicine. Our society is indebted to her for her contributions to the understanding of women’s mental health and for her support of women’s health programs and the professional development of women in medicine.

In her oral history, Dr. Nadelson traces her impact on the field of psychiatry and on women’s mental health and health issues throughout her long career.  She discusses the challenges of her early years and experiences with sexual harassment and dismissive attitudes. Read more and hear her story.

The Foundation is partnering with the Archives for Women in Medicine of the Countway Library for Medicine who hosts an exhibit of our Oral History projects on their website.View the entire exhibit.

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