Elizabeth Blackwell was born in Bristol England in 1821, and died in 1910.
Elizabeth Blackwell Graduated from New York's Geneva Medical College in 1849 at the age of 28.
Elizabeth Blackwell also opened up The New York Infirmary for Women and Children.
Elizabeth Blackwell wanted to be a scientist because she had a friend who thought that if her doctor was female, she wouldn't have suffered as much as she did.
Not only was she the first female doctor, she was also an author. Elizabeth Blackwell wrote books about women being in the medical field, such as ¨Medicine as a Profession For Women¨ and ¨Address on the Medical Education of Women.¨
One last fact about Elizabeth Blackwell is that her father wanted to end slavery, so her and her siblings also protested to end slavery.