Awards & Winners

Florence R. Sabin

Date of Birth 09-November-1871
Place of Birth Central City
(Gilpin County, Colorado, United States of America)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Florence Sabin, Dr. Florence R. Sabin
Profession Physician
Florence Rena Sabin was an American medical scientist. She was a pioneer for women in science; she was the first woman to hold a full professorship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the first woman elected to the National Academy of Sciences, and the first woman to head a department at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. In her retirement years, she pursued a second career as a public health activist in Colorado, and in 1951 received a Lasker Award for this work.

Awards by Florence R. Sabin

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Mary Woodard Lasker Award for Public Service
(For outstanding accomplishments in public health administration, as Chairman of the Health Committee of the Governor of Colorado's Post-War Planning Committee.)