Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Ida Sophia Scudder

  • The Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore

    Preeti Shanbag Mumbai, India¬†   The Christian Medical College The Christian Medical College Hospital was founded by Ida Sophia Scudder in 1900, in response to a calling. Daughter of a North American missionary couple working in India, she was born in Tindivanum in south India in 1870. Her earliest experiences of India were of the…

  • Ida Sophia Scudder

    Angela JosephNew Delhi, India This article is dedicated to the loving memory of my mother, Dr. A.C. Ammini. Born in India in 1870, Ida Sophia Scudder belonged to a missionary family. Her grandfather, Dr. John Scudder, was the first medical missionary from the United States to work overseas; and each of his seven sons contributed…