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Title: Early New York Neurology Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi MD 1842-1906


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Early New York Neurology Mary Corinna Putnam
Jacobi MD1842-1906
  • Physician, writer, suffragist
  • B London to American parents, returned to NYC
    1848
  • Early education at home, then new public school
    for girls
  • Published 2 short stories in Atlantic Monthly at
    age 18 19
  • Studied Greek, science, and medicine privately by
    Elizabeth Blackwell
  • Civil War service as medical aide
  • New York College of Pharmacy 1863
  • MD from the Female (later Womens) Medical
    College of Pennsylvania 1864
  • École de Médecin of the Unv of Paris- grad 1871
  • 2nd women to get her degree from there
  • Medical practice NYC
  • 2nd woman member of Medical Society County of NY
  • Prof new Womens Medical College of the NY
    Infirmary
  • Womens Medical Assoc of NYC. She organized it
    was President 1874-1903
  • 1st woman in Academy of Medicine-by one vote

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Early New York Neurology Mary Corinna Putnam
Jacobi MD1842-1906
  • Married Abraham Jacobi. Father of American
    pediatrics 1873
  • 3 children- 1 survived who she educated
  • Wrote gt120 medical papers 9 books
  • Many letters to the Medical Record, Paris
    1867-1870
  • Pathogeny of Infantile Paralysis American Journal
    of Obstetrics and Diseases of Women 1874
  • Referenced West, Brown-Séquard, Charcot,
    Duchenne, Vulpian
  • In Peppers System of Medicine (1888)
  • Infantile Spinal Paralysis (Volume 5)
  • Pseudo-Hypertrophic Paralysis (Volume 4)
  • Shall Women Practice Medicine? North American
    Review 1882
  • Other books
  • Essays on Hysteria, Brain-tumor, and Some Other
    Cases of Nervous Disease 1888
  • The Value of Life 1879

From Peppers System of Medicine 1888
Am J of Obs Dis of Women 1874
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System of Medicine by William Pepper in 5
volumes
  • .
  • Mary Putnam Jacobi Pseudo-Hypertrophic
    Paralysis

Mary Putnam Jacobi Infantile Spinal Paralysis
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Early New York Neurology Mary Corinna Putnam
Jacobi MD1842-1906
  • The Question of Rest for Women during
    Menstruation won the Boylston Prize at Harvard
    University.
  • Refuted the supposed physical limitations of
    women. Provided tables, statistics, and
    sphygymographic tracings of pulse rate, force,
    and variations to illustrate the stability of a
    womens health, strength, and agility throughout
    her monthly cycle.
  • "Common Sense" Applied to Woman Suffrage 1894
  • In 1894 the women's suffrage amendment to NY
    State constitution was repealed
  • Subsequently in protest, she was 1 of 6
    suffragist who founded League for Political
    Education

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Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi MDLast Paper
  • She was diagnosed with a brain tumor.
  • She documented her own symptoms
  • Descriptions of the Early Symptoms of the
    Meningeal Tumor Compressing the Cerebellum From
    which the Author Died. Written by Herself
  • Died in NYC on June 10th 1906
  • Buried in Brooklyn
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