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Dorothy Reed Mendenhall

Born: Sep 22, 1874

Death: Jul 31, 1964

Birthplace: Columbus

Nationality: United States

Dorothy Reed Mendenhall

Date of Birth : Sep 22, 1874
Date of Death : Jul 31, 1964
Birth Place : Columbus

Dorothy Mabel Reed Mendenhall a prominent pediatric physician specializing in cellular pathology. In 1901 she proved that Hodgkin's disease was not a form of tuberculosis, and discovered the blood cell disorder characteristic of the disease. A pioneer in her field, she was one of the first professionally trained female physicians of the late 19th and early 20th century.

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