By Tasia Taggart
who is elizabeth blackwell ?
she orginated from bistrol united kingdom
she was born Febuary 3 ,1821 and died may 31 ,1910
she studied at the geneva medical collage
Elizabeth's famous quote
" the idea of winning a doctors degree gradually assumed the aspect of great moral fight possed immense attraction to me ."
"a blank wall of social and professional antagonism faces the women physician that forms a situation of singular and painful loneliness , leaving her without support ,respect or professional counsel ."
"our school education ignores in a thousand ways the rules of healthy development "
what did Elizabeth do ?
she was to shy to ask teachers and classmates for help she learned and did everything on her own
in the summers Elizabeth work as a clinic at blockley almshouse
in 1849 she crossed the atlantic to study medical meccas of paris and london
she then studied at saint barlows in london
she established a dispensary for the urban poor in manhattan square in 1857
she had expanded it to newyork for women and children