American Women Pharmacists

American Women Pharmacists

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a€œMany famous women, and many more unknown and forgotten, have been before me, making the path smooth, and regulating my steps.a€ -Virginia Woolf As a woman pharmacist, the author agrees wholeheartedly with the above statement. Her new book American Women Pharmacists: Contributions to the Profession names the pioneering women in the field and discusses the roles that women--both famous and unknown--have played in the field of pharmacy. This unique book consolidates information from a wide variety of sources into a single reference on women in pharmacy. Beginning with the early colonial days and extending to the present, this well-referenced volume examines the role of women in pharmacy. It illustrates the many (often heretofore untold) accomplishments of these women, looks at women pharmacists in relation to other women of their time, and analyzes the factors that influenced their roles. American Women Pharmacists: Contributions to the Profession discusses the increasing presence of these women in their field and the important roles they played. American Women Pharmacists: Contributions to the Profession also provides you with: tables that provide easy access to information on pharmacy organizations and pharmacy education appendixes that name women graduates and faculty members of pharmaceutical colleges, prominent women in the field, Grand Presidents of pharmaceutical organizations and fraternities, and awards given by those concerns an extensive bibliography to help you find additional information information about what happened to women in the field during and following the Civil War, World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II a look at the formation of the first professional sorority for women in pharmacy, Lambda Kappa Sigma, in 1913 . . . and much more! At the end of the twentieth century, women pharmacists comprise nearly half of the profession. Serving in every capacity, including clinical, research, educational, and leadership roles, women have arrived at an equal partnership level with their male counterparts. American Women Pharmacists: Contributions to the Profession is the story of their ascension into the ranks of respected professionals in the field.State pharmacy organizations need to make a long-term commitment to getting women pharmacists actively involved on their ... Representatives from the pharmaceutical industry must take the initiative to make pharmacy school faculty moreanbsp;...

Title:American Women Pharmacists
Author:Metta Lou Henderson, Dennis B Worthen
Publisher:CRC Press - 2002-03-08


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