Elizabeth Blackwell: Physician and Health Educator (Spirit by Deborah Kent

By Deborah Kent

Introduces the lifestyles and accomplishments of famous health care provider and health and wellbeing educator, Elizabeth Blackwell.

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1894 Blackwell retires from the practice of medicine. 1907 Blackwell retires from teaching medicine. 1910 Blackwell dies in Hastings, England, on May 31. 1854 Blackwell adopts an IrishAmerican orphan named Kitty Barry. 29 Glossary TERMS academic (ak-uh-DEM-ik) Something that is academic has to do with books and learning. Elizabeth Blackwell received her academic training at the Geneva Medical College. microbes (MYE-krobes) Microbes are living things that are so small they can only be seen with a microscope.

1869 Elizabeth Blackwell returns to England, where she spends the rest of her life. 1874 Blackwell begins teaching at the London School of Medicine for Women. 1894 Blackwell retires from the practice of medicine. 1907 Blackwell retires from teaching medicine. 1910 Blackwell dies in Hastings, England, on May 31. 1854 Blackwell adopts an IrishAmerican orphan named Kitty Barry. 29 Glossary TERMS academic (ak-uh-DEM-ik) Something that is academic has to do with books and learning. Elizabeth Blackwell received her academic training at the Geneva Medical College.

Elizabeth Blackwell, Girl Doctor. New York: Aladdin, 1996. Peck, Ira. Elizabeth Blackwell: The First Woman Doctor. : Millbrook Press, 2000. W. AFIP, Building 54 Washington, DC 20306 202/782-2200 31 Index Barry, Kitty (daughter), 19, 24, 26, 28 Blackwell, Anna (sister), 8, 9 Blackwell, Antoinette Brown (sister-in-law), 9 Blackwell, Elizabeth, 6, 8, 27 birth of, 7 books by, 19, 19, 25-26, 25 childhood of, 7 as cofounder of London School of Medicine for Women, 24 as cofounder of New York Infirmary for Women and Children, 20 as cofounder of Women’s Medical College of the New York Infirmary, 21 education of, 6, 7, 12–13, 14–15, 16 health of, 16, 24, 26, 28 as lecturer, 19, 24 as teacher, 8–9, 19, 21, 24, 26 Blackwell, Emily (sister), 9, 20, 21 Blackwell, Hannah (mother), 7 Blackwell, Henry (brother), 9 Blackwell, Marian (sister), 8 Blackwell, Samuel (father), 7–8, 10 Bristol, England, 7, 7 Civil War, 21 Clarke, Edward, 23 Hunt, Harriot Kesia, 10, 28 Kilmun, Scotland, 26 La Maternité hospital, 16 Lincoln, Abraham, 21 London, England, 16, 24 London School of Medicine for Women, 24, 24 New York Infirmary for Women and Children, 20, 20 New York, New York, 7-8, 18, 18, 20 Paget, Sir James, 16, 22, 22 Paris, France, 16 Quakers, 13 resident physicians, 17 Sex and Education (Edward Clarke), 23 sex education, 19, 23 smallpox vaccinations, 20 St.

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