145 years ago today - Mar 15, 1877

Romania Bunnell Pratt is the first Mormon woman to obtain an M.D. degree (from Women's Medical College in Philadelphia). On 1 Nov. she opens a school of obstetrics in Salt Lake City where she trains Mormon midwives and nurses for twenty-two years.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database (http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase)]]

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