Bocchi, Dorotea (fl. 1390–1430)

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Bocchi, Dorotea (fl. 1390–1430)

Italian teacher of medicine. Name variations: Dorotea Bucca; daughter of a professor of medicine.

Dorotea Bocchi was appointed professor of medicine at the University of Bologna in 1390, succeeding her father, who was an educator and physician. She continued in that capacity for 40 years.