How Dr. Mutter helped to change the role of women in 19th century medicine

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Presenter: Neal
Guest: Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz
Guest Bio:
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz is author of the nonfiction book, DR MUTTER’S MARVELS: A TRUE STORY OF INTRIGUE AND INNOVATION AT THE DAWN OF MODERN MEDICINE.
Her recent awards include the ArtsEdge Writer-In-Residency at the University of Pennsylvania (2010-2011), a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry (2011) and the Amy Clampitt Residency (2013). She lives in Austin, TX visit her website at www.aptowicz.com.

Segment Overview
Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz discusses how Dr. Mutter helped to change the role of women in 19th century medicine.  Religious aspects of Medical Practice during that period in history is also addressed.


Transcription

Health Professional Radio

Neal: Hello, you’re listening to Health Professional Radio. I’m your host Neal Howard, thank you so much for joining us today. We’ve got a very special guest in studio. Returning is Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz – poet and author of “Dr. Mutter’s Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine.” And she has spent fifteen years of her life researching Dr. Thomas Dent Mutter. How are you doing today Cristin?

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