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Hope Jahren

The gal pals get really excited talk about their favorite childhood tree! Then Katie brings us up to speed on the amazing work of Geobiologist, Hope Jahren. Hope is the author of two books Lab Girl and our book club pick The Story of More. Learn about this Minnesota gal and her superpower for the […]

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Inge Lehmann

The Gal Pals talk about their adventures in recycling, fickle pickles, and the Danish Semiologist, Inge Lehmann. Journey with us to the lady who discovered what is in the enter of the Earth – with science! Show Notes & Extras Gal Pals this month are Bonnie Fillenwarth, Katie Harris, Rebecca Berfanger and Leah Leach Leah […]

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Mary Seacole

It’s Black History month and we’re taking this opportunity to shine an amazing spotlight on Black women in STEM. Katie talks about nurse and entrepreneur, Mary Seacole. Voted the Best Black Britton, Mary Seacole is a Jamaican-Scottish gal who gave Florence Nightingale a run for her money. Learn a taste about the amazing gal from […]

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Mamie Phipps Clark

It’s Black History month and we’re taking this opportunity to shine an amazing spotlight on Black women in STEM. Bonnie starts us off talking about child physiologist Mamie Phipps Clark and how her Doll Study helped the Brown V Board of Education case. Show Notes It’s Black History Month!!! 2018 UC San Diego Women in […]

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Gerty Cori

What happens when you combine a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, diabetes research, and too much Pink Drink? Pizza Feet. I would say it will all make sense, but it really doesn’t, however, it’s the hilarious episode where Leah talks about her 1 Cool Science Thing, scientist Gerty Cori. YouTube Version Show Notes & Extras: The gal […]

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Henrietta Lacks

Last episode of the season!! Leah talks about the life and immortality of Henrietta Lacks. Even though Henrietta wasn’t a doctor or nurse because of her there have been over 74,000 studies that have lead to treatments and vaccines for polio, HPV, cancers and more. The gals also talk about the best things they have […]

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Virginia Apgar

Have you heard of the Apgar score given to newborn babies? For Kerra’s 1 cool thing she talks about the fascinating woman who invented the score, Virginia Apgar. The gal pals also talk about their most frightening medical issues and how they survived them. YouTube Version Show Notes & Links Previous in Medical Month Bonnie […]

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Lillian Wald

Katie pays us a little home doctor’s visit by telling us the story of nursing pioneer Lillian Wald. Founder of the Henry Street Settlement she believed that health care should be available to all and convinced more women to enter a career in medicine. The gal pals also talk about fighting for their health, birth […]

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Menstrual Cups

It’s the start of medicine month and Leah has a quick story on the history of women in the medical field (AKA how they lead it, were kicked out of it, then encourage to come back to it.) The gal-pals then have a blast talking about the history of menstrual products. Did you know you […]

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We Need Medical Books

Gal’s Guide is building the first independent women’s history library. Each month we push to expand our collection to include a diverse look at women from different backgrounds, occupations, and regions.  This month we want to expand our coverage of women in medicine. Here are the top 20 books we would love to add to the library! Women […]