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physician

Elisabeth Ward Trowbridge, American physician. Recipient Achievement award Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association, 1989; named Woman of Year, Women's Service Club of Essex County, New Jersey, 1957, Alumnae Association Vail Dean School, 1958.

Background

Trowbridge, Elisabeth Ward was born on September 4, 1906 in Newark. Daughter of William Rankin and Jennie (Prentiss) Ward.

Education

AB, Mount Holyoke College, 1928. Doctor of Medicine, Medical College Pennsylvania, 1932.

Career

Intern, Newark City Hospital, 1933-1935;private practice, Newark and East Orange, New Jersey, 1932-1959;gynecologist, Cleveland Clinic, 1959-1962;resident, Cleveland Clinic, 1962-1965;medical director, St. Anthony Center, Houston, 1968-1972;private practice, Houston, 1971-1974;director, Breast Cancer Detection Center, Mount State Tumor Institute, Boise, Idaho., 1974-1982;vice president, Klamath Speach & Hearing, Klamath Falls, Oregon, since 1989.

Membership

Chairman family and children's division Welfare Federation, Newark, 1953-1957, trustee, 1955-1959. Trustee Planned Parenthood, Boise, 1982-1985. Volunteer Klamath Hospice, Merle West Hospital Cancer Treatment Center, Klamath Falls, since 1989.

Member American Medical Women Association, American Fertility Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, music.

Connections

Married Frederick L. Trowbridge, May 20, 1939. Children: Joan Trowbridge Wayland, Frederick L., John F.

father:
William Rankin Ward

mother:
Jennie (Prentiss) Ward

spouse:
Frederick L. Trowbridge

child:
Joan Trowbridge Wayland Trowbridge

child:
Frederick L. Trowbridge

child:
John F. Trowbridge