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ID: FC/FC009
Extent: 3.0 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 1938-1984
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Virginia Minnich (1910-1996) was born in Zanesville, Ohio.  She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University in 1937 and earned a master’s degree from Iowa State College in 1938.  Minnich’s expertise was in hematology and nutrition.  She studied iron metabolism, platelet function, abnormal hemoglobin, thalassemia and morphology/hematology.  Her work led to the discovery of hemoglobin E and the elucidation of the glutathionine synthesis pathway.  She also created wide-ranging audiovisual programs on all aspects of blood and bone marrow, which have been used worldwide.

Minnich spent her entire professional career at Washington University School of Medicine, starting as a hematology research assistant in 1939.  In 1958, she was promoted to research associate, and was elevated to full professor in 1974.  Minnich spent 1964-1965 in Turkey on a Fulbright Award.  She was a member of the Foundation for Clinical Research, the American Society of Hematology, and the International Society of Hematology. Virginia Minnich (1910-1996) was born in Zanesville, Ohio. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Ohio State University in 1937 and earned a master’s degree from Iowa State College in 1938. Minnich’s expertise was in hematology and nutrition. She studied iron metabolism, platelet function, abnormal hemoglobin, thalassemia and morphology/hematology. Her work led to the discovery of hemoglobin E and the elucidation of the glutathionine synthesis pathway. She also created wide-ranging audiovisual programs on all aspects of blood and bone marrow, which have been used worldwide.

Minnich spent her entire professional career at Washington University School of Medicine, starting as a hematology research assistant in 1939. In 1958, she was promoted to research associate, and was elevated to full professor in 1974. Minnich spent 1964-1965 in Turkey on a Fulbright Award. She was a member of the Foundation for Clinical Research, the American Society of Hematology, and the International Society of Hematology.

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Related Materials: See also the Virginia Minnich Visual Collection (VC114).
Preferred Citation: [Item description, Box number, Folder number], Virginia Minnich Papers, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.
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