Women in OSH History: Alice Hamilton

AliceHMonday, March 1, 2010

NWCOHS is pleased to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting important women in the history of occupational and environmental health and safety.

Alice Hamilton (1869 – 1970) is considered to be the founder of occupational medicine and a leader in the field of toxicology. She was the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard University and the recipient of many awards and honors.


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Distinguished Women Biography

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