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Petticoat Surgeon: The Extraordinary Life of Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen Maureen Thalmann

Petticoat Surgeon: The Extraordinary Life of Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen

Maureen Thalmann

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Petticoat Surgeon tells the extraordinary life story of Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen. Born in 1863, the pioneering female surgeon was raised on a farm in South East Michigan and followed her calling in medicine to the University of Michigan. With aMorePetticoat Surgeon tells the extraordinary life story of Dr. Bertha Van Hoosen. Born in 1863, the pioneering female surgeon was raised on a farm in South East Michigan and followed her calling in medicine to the University of Michigan. With a successful obstetrical and surgical practice in Chicago, Bertha worked tirelessly for the advancement of women in medicine. In 1915,she became the founder and first president of the American Medical Womens Association. Berthas life story includes many firsts, international recognition, an abiding love of family and a commitment to advance and improve the lives of women. Maureen Thalmanns research brings this courageous innovator to life for the modern reader.