Florence Rena Sabin (November 9, 1871 – October 3, 1953) 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, ... more »
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''The prohibition law, written for weaklings and derelicts, has divided the nation, like Gaul, into three partswets, drys, and hypocrites.''Florence Sabin (1871-1953), U.S. anatomist, teacher. Speech, February 9, 1931.