ScopeMD is celebrating Women in Medicine Month by exploring the lives of female physicians and nurses in the late 1950's and early 1960's, a time period highlighted in the Emmy award winning show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Dr. Dominique Tobbell, Associate Professor and Director of the Program in the History of Medicine at the University of Minnesota, outlines the challenges and opportunities of female physician and female nurse in the late 1950's and 1960's. Learn how these amazing women helped to pave the way for current and future women in healthcare.
Dr. Tobbell's publications (selected listing)
Health Informatics at Minnesota: The First FiftyYears (Minneapolis: Tasora Books, 2015).
Pills, Power, and Policy: The Struggle for Drug Reform in Cold War America and its Consequences (University of California Press/Milbank Series on Health and the Public, 2012).
Nursing’s Boundary Work: Theory Development and the Making of Nursing Science, 1950-1980. Nursing Research (2018) 67(2): 63-73.
“Clinical Pharmacy: An Example of Interprofessional Education in the Late 1960s and 1970s.” Nursing History Review (2016) 24: 98-102.
Coming to Grips with the Nursing Question: The Politics of Nursing Education Reform in 1960s’ America.” Nursing History Review (2014) 22: 37-60.
Plow, Town, and Gown: The Politics of Family Practice in 1960s’ America. Bulletin of the History of Medicine (2013) 87(4): 648-680.