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Moss, Emma Sadler (1898–1970)

American pathologist. Born 1898 in Pearlington, Mississippi; died April 30, 1970, at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA.

Began career as medical technologist at Charity Hospital, New Orleans, LA (1910); became head of department of pathology at Charity Hospital (1940); established 1st medical technology training program to require baccalaureate degree (1941); served as president of American Society for Clinical Pathology (1955–56), the 1st woman president of a major medical society; taught in Department of Pathology and Bacteriology at Louisiana State University; specialized in parasitology and fungus diseases; known largely for contributions in medical education; with Albert Louis McQuown. writer of Atlas of Medical Mycology (1953).

Moss, Emma Sadler (1898–1970)

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