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WOMEN IN MEDICINE Published in November, 2019 H E K T O R A M A     .     ALICE HAMILTON     The squalid streets of working-class Chicago in the late nineteenth century would have been something of a shock to the girl who grew up in a sheltered but educated household […]

Hazel Louise McGaffey, MD

Byron McGaffey Edited by Ann McGaffey Priest River, Idaho, United States   Dr. Hazel McGaffey and patient with tuberculosis Photography by John M. Miller Courtesy of Seattle Post-Intelligencer She was not famous and came from an unlikely medical career wellspring. Hazel Louise McGaffey (née Anderson) was born 21 August 1924 on her pioneer parents’ farm […]