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November 9, 1964

Miscellanea Medica

JAMA. 1964;190(6):44. doi:10.1001/jama.1964.03070190106055

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Awards, Grants, Honors  Katharine R. Boucot, MD, was named a member of the Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania at the association's 16th annual presentation luncheon held last month in Harrisburg. Boucot is director of the Philadelphia TB and Health Association; she examines approximately 95,000 chest x-rays annually and directs the follow-up programs for these patients. In 1952 she became the first full-time woman professor and chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. In 1956 she received the Elizabeth Blackwell Award of the New York Infirmary "for her outstanding contribution to the public health control of tuberculosis."As chief editor of the Archives of Environmental Health, she is the only woman editor of a publication of the American Medical Association, and she is also the first woman member of the Council of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia.Grace

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