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healthcare educator , reformer.

May Bliss Dickinson, American healthcare educator, reformer.

Background

Dickinson, May Bliss was born on July 23, 1874 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Noah and Malah (Bliss) Dickinson.

Education

Educated Framingham Training School for Nurses and Boston University Field supervisor, later assistant to director hygiene, Massachusetts Department Public Health, 1914-1916. Red Cross worker, 1917-1919. Lecturer and writer. A pioneer organizer industrial welfare work, anti-tuberculosis education, health education, illustrated lectures, etc.

Founder and director Mothercraft (nat. and international educational movement). Member American Public Health Association, American Child Health Association, D.A.R. Advisor child welfare div.

General Federal Women’s Clubs.

Career

General Federal Women’s Clubs.

Membership

Clubs: Woman’s City, Civic, Browning (Boston).

Connections

father:
Noah Dickinson

mother:
Malah (Bliss) Dickinson