Hektoen International

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Tag: Mary Elizabeth Garrett

  • Saving the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Mary Elizabeth Garrett. Bust from portrait by John Singer Sargent. Via Wikimedia.  “For to this lady, more than any other single person, save Johns Hopkins himself, does the School of Medicine owe its being.”1 – Alan Chesney on Mary Elizabeth Garrett   Johns Hopkins (1795–1873) was born in Maryland, one…