womens history month

Women's History Month: Marie Curie

We're continuing our series on women who have made significant advances in medicine and today's entry is Marie Curie. Known for her work on...

Women's History Month: Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale—known as the founder of modern nursing—is one of the better known names in nursing. Every year, Nurses' Week happens in early...

Women's History Month: Clara Barton

This month, we're highlighting prominent contributions in the medical field from women to celebrate Women's History Month. To see our full list, ...

Women's History Month: Agnodice

Historians aren't actually sure if Agnodice was a real person or just a myth, but she is credited as the first doctor and midwife to assist laboring...

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