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Lozier, Clemence Sophia, M.D., 1813-1888: Home

Brief Biographical Sketch

Born December 11, 1813     Died April 26, 1888

Dr. Lozier was a woman devoted to the betterment of mankind. Her career in medicine began in 1850 as a homeopathic physician and surgeon¹.  She was later granted an appointment as Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Homeopathic College of Physicians & Surgeons¹ . In 1863 she founded New York Medical College and Hospital for Women¹, where she served as President and Chair  of Diseases of Women and Children²In addition to her medical endeavors, she was active in the suffrage, temperance and moral reform movements²

¹Corning (New York) Journal,Thursday May 3, 1888.

²Notable American Women, 1607-1950: A Biographical Dictionary, Volume 2
- Edward T. James, Janet Wilson James, Paul S. Boyer, Radcliffe College

Selected Biographical & Related Articles

 Selmon, B. L. (1946). History of women in medicine. Medical Woman's Journal, 53, 44-48.

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