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Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: 1836-1917

@inproceedings{Anderson2016ElizabethGA,
  title={Elizabeth Garrett Anderson: 1836-1917},
  author={Louisa Garrett Anderson},
  year={2016}
}
How did she become well known? The acceptance of Anderson into the Society of Apothecaries established a precedent. Despite this though, the Society then changed its rules to stop other women becoming fellow members. However, this made Anderson even more determined to go further. She applied to British universities to train as a doctor, but was turned down in every case. Undeterred, she went to France and received the M.D. degree from the University of Paris in 1870. She returned to London and… Expand
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