Louise Pearce (1885-1959)

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Subject: Pearce, Louise 1885-1959
       Stanford University
       Johns Hopkins University
       Rockefeller Institute
       Drexel University College of Medicine
       Wilson College (Chambersburg, Pa.)
       Beaver College
       Skidmore College
       Bucknell University

Type: Black-and-white photographs

Topic: Epidemic encephalitis
     Medicine
     Pathology
     Women scientists

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2009-1422]

Summary: Physician and pathologist Louise Pearce (1885-1959) was known for her work on sleeping sickness. She trained at Stanford University (A.B., 1907) and Johns Hopkins University (M.D., 1912). After working for many years at the Rockefeller Institute, she became president of Women's Medical College in Philadelphia, 1946-1951. Pearce received honorary doctorates from Wilson College (1947), Beaver College (1948), Bucknell University (1950), Skidmore (1950), and Women's Medical College in Philadelphia (1952)

Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives

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Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

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