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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 Joseph New Delhi, India This article is dedicated to the loving memory of my mother, Dr. A.C. Ammini.   Ida Sophia Scudder, founder of the Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. Born in India in 1870, Ida Sophia Scudder belonged to a missionary family. Her grandfather, Dr. John Scudder, was the first […]