Source: Fleur-o-Scope (NYMC yearbook), 1936.
Branch GB. Use of aides in preventing an outbreak of diphtheria in a housing project. HSMHA Health Rep. 1971;86(1):92-96.
Branch GB, Felix N. A model neighborhood program at a Los Angeles health center. HSMHA Health Rep. 1971;86(8):684-691.
Born: October 20, 1908
Died: July 22, 2016
Dr. Branch earned a medical degree from New York Medical College in 1936 and later received a Master’s degree in public health from UCLA.. From 1941 to 2001, she worked in New York and California as a gynecologist and obstetrician, family planning clinician, medical examiner, district health officer, medical director, faculty member, and consultant in obstetrics, gynecology, public health, and preventive medicine. Following the Watts riots in1965 she was instrumental in the founding of the Watts Health Center and very involved in the Watts Health Foundation.
She lived to be 107 years old.
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