American Women Pharmacists (Paperback)Metta Lou Henderson (author)
Paperback Published: 08/03/2002
- Not available
"Many famous women, and many more unknown and forgotten, have been before me, making the path smooth, and regulating my steps." -Virginia WoolfAs 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.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Weight: 362 g
Dimensions: 211 x 152 x 16 mm
You may also be interested in...
Please sign in to write a review
Thank you for your reservation
Your order is now being processed and we have sent a confirmation email to you at
When will my order be ready to collect?
Call us on or send us an email at
Unfortunately there has been a problem with your order
Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at