Elizabeth 1821-1910; 1st woman physician in the U.S., born in England
See Blackwell in American Heritage Dictionary 4
American social reformer. The first formally appointed (1852) woman pastor in America, she advocated abolition, temperance, and women's rights.
, Elizabeth 1821-1910.
British-born American physician who was the first woman to be awarded a medical doctorate in modern times (1849). She founded (1853) an infirmary for women and children in New York City that her sister Emily Blackwell (1826-1910), also a physician, directed (1869-1910) and built into an accredited medical school.