Currently, most medical schools boast a nearly 50/50 percent enrollment rate between men and women. Historically, and in many parts of the world today, women have been significantly restricted from participating in the field of medicine.
Despite a history of unequal access to medical education, women have made a lasting impact on the world of medicine. Women have also had a lasting impact on the field of infectious diseases (ID).
Four phenomenal Women of ID have made a profound impact on our everyday lives and transformed the world.
In 2018, we honored the lives and amazing achievements of these trailblazers and give you an in-depth portrayal of their lives, dreams and hopes for the future of ID. Learn how their healing superpowers have helped shape science, research and medicine.
You may have heard their names, but now you’ll know their stories!