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Title: Helen E. Nash Oral HistoryAdd to your cart.
ID: OH/OH073
Extent: 0.05 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 4/20/1999
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Helen Nash was a pediatrician, born 1921. Nash, a native of Atlanta, received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College in 1945. She came to St. Louis for her internship and residency at Homer G. Phillips Hospital, and then opened a successful pediatric practice in St. Louis. Nash was the first African American physician appointed to the attending staff of St. Louis Children’s Hospital; she was among the first four African-American physicians to join the clinical faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine. After retiring from private practice in 1992, Nash served for three years as the dean of Minority Affairs at the Washington University School of Medicine.
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Preferred Citation: Helen E. Nash Oral History, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.
Collection Material Type: Oral History
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