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Lillian Wald: Pioneering Social Work and Public Health Nursing

Lillian Wald, a trailblazer in nursing and public health, emerged as a transformative figure in the early 20th century, reshaping the landscape of healthcare through her pioneering work in social reform and community health. Born on March 10, 1867, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Wald’s journey into nursing would become a beacon of advocacy for the underserved[…more]

Dorothea Dix: The Crusader for Mental Health Reform

Dorothea Dix, born on April 4, 1802, was not just a nurse; she was a crusader for mental health reform whose tireless efforts reshaped the landscape of healthcare in the 19th century. Her life’s journey, marked by compassion, advocacy, and a deep commitment to social reform, stands as a testament to the profound impact one[…more]