margaret cruickshank

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  • Margaret Cruickshank


  • 1 Jan 187328 Nov 1918

Margaret Cruickshank was the first woman to be registered as a doctor in New Zealand. She worked tirelessly during the 1918 influenza pandemic but eventually caught the disease herself and died on 28 November 1918.

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    Margaret Cruickshank, New Zealand's first registered woman doctor, pictured at her graduation from University of Otago Medical School, circa 1897.

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