Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Women in Medicine

Moustapha Abousamra
Women surgeons

Victoria Bates
Elizabeth Casson

Arpan K. Banerjee
Book review: A History of Women in Medicine and Medical Research
Book review: Meeting the Challenge: Top Women in Science

Cristóbal S. Berry-Cabán
Katherine Anne Porter and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic

Bojana Cokić
Women in medicine in Serbia

Elizabeth A. Coon and Eelco F. M. Wijdicks
Book review: The Doctors Blackwell

Sherrie Dulworth
The book that galvanized a health care transformation

Howard Fischer
Dr. Joycelyn Elders: An unwelcome prophet
Alexa Canady, MD: The first Black woman neurosurgeon

James L. Franklin
Rita Levi-Montalcini (1909–2012): “Chance favors the prepared mind” WIN ’24

Bert Hansen
Medical history on the silver screen: Hollywood’s ten-minute films about medical heroes

Natalie Horakova
Dr. Lucy Hobbs Taylor, DDS

Anne Jacobson
Alice Hamilton: physician and scientist of the dangerous trades

Angela Ann Joseph
Ida Sophia Scudder

Jill Kar
Books, bangles, and bravado

Katie King
Mary Josephine Hannan: portrait of a pioneer

Cynthia Kramer
Marie Elizabeth Zakrzewska: immigrant, physician, teacher

William Leeming
Madge Thurlow Macklin: medical genetics

Kevin R. Loughlin
Frances Oldham Kelsey: A medical profile in courage

Byron McGaffey and Ann McGaffey
Hazel Louise McGaffey, MD

Edward McSweegan
Dr. Avery, Medicine Woman
Mary Niles and the Canton rats

K.S. Mohindra
Mary Poonen Lukose

Sara Nassar
What did Dorothy Reed see?

Maja Nowakowski
Rosalyn Yalow: opinions and actions

Yasaswi Paruchuri
Virginia Apgar: our Jimmy

JMS Pearce
Elizabeth Blackwell, MD
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and smallpox

Colin Phoon
Helen Taussig: founder and mother of pediatric cardiology

Sue Reeves
Cicely Williams and kwashiorkor

Vicent Rodilla and Alicia López-Castellano
Salernitan women

Terri Sinnott
One woman’s journey for a tuberculosis cure

Mariel Tishma
Clara Maass, yellow fever, and the early days of ethical medical testing
The life of a trailblazer: Ogino Ginko, one of the first female doctors in Japan
Dr. Susan LaFlesche Picotte: tradition, assimilation, and healing

Meg Vigil-Fowler
Dr. Rebecca Cole and racial health disparities in nineteenth-century Philadelphia

Göran Wettrell
Maude Abbott and the early rise of pediatric cardiology

Lady Mary Wortley Montague: variolation against smallpox
Mary Putnam Jacobi, advocate for women in society and medicine
Sophia Louisa Jex-Blake, first British woman doctor
Dorothy Russell: The complete pathologist