Elise Depew Strang L'Esperance (1878-1959)

Subject: L'Esperance, Elise Depew Strang 1878-1959

       Macfarlane, Catherine

       Cornell University

 

Type: Black-and-white photographs

 

Date: 1951

 

Topic: Women scientists

     Medicine

     Cancer--Research

 

Local number: SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-5264]

 

Summary: Elise Depew Strang L'Esperance (1878-1959), Cornell University, shown here in 1951 with her Lasker Clinical Medical Research Award, was a pioneer in cancer treatment for women and had received the award jointly with Catherine Macfarlane. She earned an M.D. in 1902 but by 1908 had shifted from medical practice to research, becoming professor of pathology at Cornell University Medical College in 1920. In 1937, she founded the first cancer clinic focused on treatment of women

 

Cite as: Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archivess

 

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Repository:Smithsonian Institution Archives

 

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