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Sarah Elizabeth Stewart

Sarah Elizabeth Stewart, Mexican research scientist, educator. Recipient Lenghi award Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei, 1963; Lucy Wortham James award James Ewing Society, 1964; Medical Men. of Georgetown University award, 1964; Federal Woman’s award, 1965; Heart award in medicine Philadelphia Variety Club, 1964; John Carroll award Georgetown University, 1975.

Background

  • Stewart, Sarah Elizabeth was born on August 16, 1906 in Tecatillan, Jalisco, Mexico, (father United States citizen). Daughter of Arthur J. and Maria-Concha (Andrade) Stewart.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, New Mexico State University, 1927, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1962. Master of Sciences, University Massachusetts, 1930. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1939.

      Doctor of Medicine Georgetown University, 1949, Honorary Doctor of Science, 1972. Bacteriologist, Colorado Experiment Station, 1930-1933. Research fellow U. Colorado School Medicine, 1933-1935.

      Bacteriologist United States Public Health Service, Washington, 1935-1944, intern United States Public Health Service Hospital, S.I., New York, 1949-1950, head human virus studies section National Cancer Institute, 1951-1970. Professor pathology Georgetown University School Medicine, Washington, 1970-1974. Medical director Commissioned Corps, United States Public Health Service.

    Career

    • Doctor of Medicine Georgetown University, 1949, D.Sc. Director Commissioned Corps, United States Public Health Service. Recipient Lenghi award Accademia Nazionale Dei Lincei, 1963.

    Membership

    Member American Association Cancer Research, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Washington Academy Science, Medical Women’s Association, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Connections

    • father: Arthur J. Stewart
    • mother: Maria-Concha (Andrade) Stewart
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    Born August 16, 1906
    Died November 27, 1976
    (aged 70)
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