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consultant , obstetrician and gynecologist

Jane Elizabeth Hodgson, American obstetrician, gynecologist, consultant. Diplomate American Board Obstetrics-gynecology.


Hodgson, Jane Elizabeth was born on January 23, 1915 in Crookston, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Herbert and Adelaide (Marin) Hodgson.


Bachelor of Science, Carleton College, 1934. Doctor of Science (honorary), Carleton College, 1994. Doctor of Medicine, University Minnesota, 1939.

Master of Science in Obstetrics-gynecology, University Minnesota, 1947.


Fellow, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, 1941-1944;private practice in obstetrics-gynecology., St. Paul, 1947-1972;medical director, Preterm Clinic, Washington, 1972-1974;medical director fertility control clinic, St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center, 1974-1979;medical director, Planned Parenthood Minnesota, St. Paul, 1980-1982;medical director, Midwest Health Center Women, Minneapolis, 1981-1983;medical director, Women's Health Center, Duluth, Minnesota, 1981-1984;member of staff, Women's Health Center, Duluth, since 1986;also board directors, Women's Health Center, Duluthostetrician/gynecologist, Project Hope, Grenada, West Indies, 1984;visiting professor obstetrics-gynecology. project hope, Zheijiang Medical School, Hangzhou, People's Republic of China, 1985-1986;clinical associate professor obstetrics-gynecology., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, since 1986. Visiting medical educator Project Hope, Cairo, 1979-1980. Visiting professor department obstetrics-gynecology.

University of California, San Francisco, 1983.


  • Diplomate American Board Obstetrics-gynecology.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Abortion & Sterilization, 1981. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.


Board directors Genesis II Women, Minneapolis, 1988^, Pro Choice Resources, Minneapolis, 1991^, Wellstone Alliance, Minneapolis, 1992^. Bd directors Center for Reproductive Rights, New York City, 1995-2004, honorary trustee, 2004^. Fellow American College Ob-Gyn.

(founding); member American Medical Women's Association (E. Blackwell award 1992, Reproductive Health award 1994), Minnesota Ob-Gyn. Society (president 1967), Minnesota Medical Association (Southern Minnesota Medical award 1952), Minnesota Women's Political Caucus (16th Annual Founding Feminist award 1988), Mayo Clinic Alumni Association.


Married Frank Walter Quattlebaum, February 22, 1940 (deceased March 2004). Children: Gretchen, Nancy.

Herbert Hodgson

Adelaide (Marin) Hodgson

Frank Walter Quattlebaum

Gretchen Hodgson

Nancy Hodgson