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Mildred Cohn

When Mildred Cohn (1913 – 2009) received her Ph.D. in chemistry from Columbia University in 1937, job postings at the university stated clearly: “Interviewing all Ph.D. candidates, male and Christian.” Eventually she became a professor at the University of Pennsylvania and the first woman on the editorial board of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Institution: Mildred Cohn.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Mildred Cohn." (Viewed on December 10, 2019) <https://jwa.org/media/cohn-mildred-still-image>.

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