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In honor of Women’s History Month, our team at the National Women’s Health Network dug deep into the archives to bring you the lives of five lesser-known historical women in medicine. Read on to learn all about them and their important contributions to the health care landscape today. Warning – you just may fall into a few biographical rabbit holes!
That woman was Rebecca Lee Crumpler. Living from 1830 – 1895, Rebecca was a nurse, physician and lauded medical author.