TITLE

John Rock: pioneer in the development of oral contraceptives

AUTHOR(S)
Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jul2004, Vol. 79 Issue 7, p844
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
journal article
ABSTRACT
Profiles gynecologist and obstetrician John Rock, a pioneer in the development of oral contraceptives in the U.S. Personal background; Education; Career in medicine; Rock's collaboration with Gregory Goodwin Pincus in the development of the first effective oral contraceptive; Stamp honoring family planning that indirectly honors Rock and Pincus.
ACCESSION #
13837727

 

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