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Women and Children First: The Remarkable Life of Dr. Susan Dimock
April 12, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pmFree
Author and historian Susan Wilson tells of the life of Dr. Susan Dimock of the New England Hospital for Women and Children as she broke the rules to which women of the mid-nineteenth century were “supposed to” adhere. Dr. Dimock became a healthcare pioneer earning a medical degree in Zurich and developing the first professional nursing school in the nation.
Join us for a talk about her remarkable story and many accomplishments as we celebrate her 171st birthday.