Doris Orwin Biographical File

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Doris Orwin Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1964 - 1969
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Biographical file contains newspaper clippings.

Preferred Citation

Orwin, Doris (1899-1969). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Doris Orwin was a member of the Vanderbilt Medical School faculty in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology for more than 30 years before she retired in 1964. She was a recipient of an American Cancer Society Distinguished Service Award in recognition of her contribution in the field cytology. Orwin was formerly director of the cytology diagnosis laboratory at Vanderbilt, the institute where she received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. Dr. Orwin passed away in 1969.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History
  • Women in Medicine

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