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Ruth Ella Moore

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Amber Adams

on 19 February 2014

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Transcript of Ruth Ella Moore

Contribution to Science
She was the first African American woman in the United States to earn a Ph.D in the natural science.
Her research focused on blood groups and specific families of bacteria, including salmonella.

In 1933, her dissertation on tuberculosis earned her a doctorate in bacteriology.
The dissertation titles:
1. Studies on Dissertaion of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
2. A New Method of Concentration on the Tubercule Bacili as Applied to Sputum
Unfortunately, there was no information about Moore's primary/middle/high school years.
She did study at Ohio University where she received a Bachelor of Science in 1926.
She also received a Master of Arts and a Ph.D in bacteriology.
She was born on May 19th, 1903 in Columbus, Ohio.
She died in 1994 at the age of 91 in Rockville, Maryland.
There was no information about her family.

Ruth Ella Moore
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She taught English and hygiene at Tennessee State College.
In 1940, She worked at Harvard University Medical College as an assistant professor and associate professor.

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