Florence Rena Sabin was born November 9, 1871 – died October 3, 1953.  Sabin 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, she pursued a second career as a public health activist in Colorado, and in 1951 received a Lasker Award for this work.


Original Florence R. Sabin Autographed Letter, Signed on The Rockefeller Institute For Medical Research 66th Street and Your Avenue New York Letterhead. Approx. Size 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 – mounted on an album page. Hand Written: Dec. 9, 1933 My Dear Mr. Tricker – I am sorry that I have no photograph but I am sending my autograph – Very Sincerely Yours – Florence R. Sabin Regular Price – $ 1800.00 / Sale Price – $ 795.00.

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