Clara Barton
started the Red Cross

Elizabeth Blackwell
first woman in the U.S. to receive a medical degree

Mary Breckinridge
pioneering American midwife

John Locke
British philosopher, medical researcher and physician, taught by his father until age 14

Florence Nightingale

Susan La Flesche Picotte
first American Indian woman physician

Albert Schweitzer

Mary Walker
Civil War physician; recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor

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