Who Inspires You? Women in Medicine for Women’s History Month

For Women’s History Month, we featured stories of influential women in medical history. Department faculty provided their response to the following question: “Who is a woman in medicine in the near or distant past who inspires you and why?

Melissa Swee, MD: Dr. Mary Edwards Walker

Hilary Mosher, MFA, MD: Bettye Tate

Christie Thomas, MBBS: Dr. Ida S. Scudder

Jeydith Gutierrez, MD, MPH, FACP: Dr. Lya Imber de Coronil

Ben Davis, MD, PhD: Katalin Karikó, PhD

Diana Jalal, MD: Lois Geist, MD

Mohamad Mokadem, MD: Lama Noureddine, MD

Bharat Kumar, MD, MME: Dr. Rita Levi-Montalsini

For more examples, some history of the designation, and further information, we are grateful to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Carver College of Medicine for this resource page.

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