Event Title

Virginia Apgar

Presenter Information

Gillian Morris, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Diamond 342

Start Date

30-4-2015 2:48 PM

End Date

30-4-2015 3:55 PM

Project Type

Presentation- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

Virginia Apgar, creator of the Apgar scale for determining the health of newborn babies, was a pioneer in anesthesiology at a time where women were not widely accepted in medicine. This short presentation will attempt to give further insight into her life and her work through the use of primary sources.

Faculty Sponsor

Elizabeth Leonard

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. History Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Social Sciences

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1172

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Apr 30th, 2:48 PM Apr 30th, 3:55 PM

Virginia Apgar

Diamond 342

Virginia Apgar, creator of the Apgar scale for determining the health of newborn babies, was a pioneer in anesthesiology at a time where women were not widely accepted in medicine. This short presentation will attempt to give further insight into her life and her work through the use of primary sources.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/438