The Dana Medical Library is currently displaying “American Women in Medicine and Health Care Sciences” in celebration of UVM Women’s HERStory Month. The exhibit highlights some of the extraordinary achievements and famous firsts by women, and is on view throughout the month of March 2014. The exhibit is also on display at the College of Medicine Hoehl Gallery in the Given Medical building.
The exhibit also features a small collection of books relevant to the exhibit including, The Tangled Field by Nathaniel Comfort which chronicles the genetic research of Barbara McClintock; Carolyn Skinner’s, Women & Professional Ethos in Nineteenth Century America; and Mary Eliza Mahoney and the Legacy of African-American Nurses by Susan Muaddi Darraj. These books will be available to check out on April 1, 2014.