Augusta Klumpke: pioneering female neurologist

January 2009
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Jan2009, Vol. 70 Issue 1, p41
Academic Journal
The article profiles Augusta Klumpke, a female neurologist, in San Francisco, California. She was born in 1859 and the second child of the family. She previously studied chemistry and natural sciences at Lausanne because she wanted to become a teacher. When her mother read in a fashion magazine that a Madamme Madeliene Brés gained entry to medical school and qualified for doctor of medicine (MD), she then applied for and was accepted.


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