Dr. Mary Smith – a pioneer

Dr. Mary Smith was a mentor of mine. She taught ambulatory medicine, which was Cornell’s term for what at Penn we called Field Service – going out to farm calls.  This is from a Cornell news publication. Cornell was known in those days to admitting only...

Women’s Veterinary Association

Dr. Mary Knight Dunlap graduated from Michigan State University in 1933. With a desire to support and share experiences with other women in the field, Dr. Dunlap began outreach that resulted in her founding the Women’s Veterinary Association in August 1947. She wrote...

Women Veterinarians in Utah

When I was an intern at Utah State University in 1978-79, there were no women veterinarians on the faculty. After the internship, I joined a local large animal practice focused on dairy cows whose practice area extended up into Gem Valley in Idaho. I believed I was...