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FRIDAY, DEC. 30, 2011, 6:53 A.M.

Born in Spokane Department

The first female full professor at the Yale School of Medicine was Dr. Dorothy M. Horstmann. She was born in Spokane in 1911. She died in 2001.

Among her many achievements, she was a pioneer in understanding how the polio virus attacked the nervous system.  

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