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Walton Girls High School

Remembering Dr. Rosalyn S. Yalow, Nobel Prize winning scientist and mother

“A Jewish woman whose father-in-law is a rabbi, who keeps a kosher home, who invites her lab assistants to Passover seders, and worries about them catching colds is not the typical image of a Nobel Prize winner,” Emily Taitz writes in Jewish Women: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia. “But it is the image of Rosalyn Yalow, the first woman born and educated in the United States to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific field.” Rosalyn S. Yalow passed away Monday, May 30, 2011, at the age of 89.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Walton Girls High School." (Viewed on October 25, 2014) <http://jwa.org/tags/walton-girls-high-school>.

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