Lillian H. South

Lillian H. South (HMQIM)

Location: Bowling Green, KY 42101 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 59.415', W 86° 26.263'

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1879-1966

A native of Warren Co., Ky., she exerted a powerful influence on public health in Ky. South earned her MD in 1904 and returned to Bowling Green to practice medicine, establishing St. Joseph's Hospital in her family's home on 12th St. She served as state bacteriologist from 1911-1951.

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Dr. South earned national acclaim with her research on hookworms, which led to her election as the 1st female VP of the AMA in 1913. In 1922, she began the first lab tech training program in the US. She led the movement to ban the use of the public drinking cup. As early as the 1930s, she championed the use of vaccines. Sponsored by the Warren County Medical Society
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HM NumberHMQIM
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number2322
Year Placed2010
Placed ByWarren County Medical Society, Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 8:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 550036 N 4093938
Decimal Degrees36.99025000, -86.43771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.415', W 86° 26.263'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 24.90" N, 86° 26' 15.78" W
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Area Code(s)270, 502
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 700-798 E Main Ave, Bowling Green KY 42101, US
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