Women Scientists in Medicine
Superwomen in STEM
The field of medicine is crucial to the advancement of society, but many groundbreaking achievements have been left out of the history books. This insightful book illuminates the lives and accomplishments of women in the fields of medicine and health, from Elizabeth Blackwell to Virginia Apgar. Quotes from featured scientists and their contemporaries empower readers to explore the world of STEM for themselves. Beautiful illustrations and photographs immerse even reluctant readers. A gallery spread introduces readers to even more ingenious women scientists, while a timeline highlights the progress of women in medicine and health throughout history and lists Nobel Prize winners. Readers will see the state of contemporary medicine in a captivating "Science Now" spread.