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Hamilton, Alice 1869-1970  Search this
Harvard Medical School  Search this
University of Michigan  Search this
Hull House (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
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An expert in occupational health issues, Dr. Alice Hamilton (1869-1970) was Assistant Professor of Industrial Medicine, Harvard Medical School. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Hamilton did additional research in Germany and then began a lifelong effort to apply bacteriology, pharmacology, and toxicology to public health. She worked briefly at Hull House in Chicago and in 1919 became the first woman on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School, remaining at Harvard until her retirement in 1935.
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 90-105, Science Service Records, Image No. SIA2008-3287
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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Industrial hygiene  Search this
Women scientists  Search this
Bacteriology  Search this
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