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Katie Hafner


Tracy Wahl and Sophie McNulty


Design: Keren Mevorach, Marina Muun; Photograph courtesy of Columbia University 


Dorothy Hansine Andersen: The Life and Times of the Pioneering Physician-Scientist Who Identified Cystic Fibrosis, by John Scott Baird, Springer (2022).

The Sweat Test and Potential Difference Measurements, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, summary of scientific papers, starting with one Dorothy Andersen co-wrote in 1951.

Breath from Salt, by Bijal P. Trivedi, BenBella Books (2020).

Women Scientists in America: Struggles and Strategies to 1940, by Margaret W. Rossiter, Johns Hopkins University Press (1982).

Women Scientists Were Written Out of History. It’s Margaret Rossiter’s Lifelong Mission to Fix That, by Susan Dominus, Smithsonian Magazine, October 2019.


We’re grateful to all those who helped us with our first season, to our guests on the podcast, and to the archivists at Mount Holyoke College for helping with our search.

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