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First Woman Physician

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deLue, the travel editor of the Boston Globe, continues his trip through eastern North Carolina. He stopped in Washington to learn how Dimock Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts got its name. Born in Washington, North Carolina, Susan Dimock became the first woman member of the North Carolina Medical Society, although she never practiced medicine in the state. Refused admission to medical colleges in Boston, she applied to a Swiss university, was accepted, and graduated with a degree. She returned to Boston and became well established in her profession. She established the country's first School of Nursing at the New England Hospital for Women. On a voyage to Europe, she was lost in a shipwreck off the coast of England.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 8, Sept 1955, p13-14, il