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Title: Monograph: Martha May Eliot, MD
Abstract: This monograph details the life of Martha May Eliot, MD, a pediatrician, public health specialist, and pioneer of Federal maternal and child health programs. It discusses her remarkable contributions to the nation including her role in the Emergency Maternity and Infant Care Program during the Great Depression; the establishment of the Head Start program; her work for better nutrition of children, youth, and pregnant women; and her advocacy for disabled children, youth, and juvenile delinquents. The monograph also includes a chronology of her most important life events, international activities, selected awards received, recipients of an award that honors her name, and references.
Inv. Code: MCH00394
Year: 2011
Language(s): English
Size: 8 1/2 X 5 1/2
Length: Not Applicable
Audience: Not Applicable
Pub. Type: Monograph/ Book
Author(s): Helen M. Wallace, MD, MPH, FAAP




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