Willey Glover Denis

Willey Glover Denis

Willey Glover Denis

Birth : February 26, 1879 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Death : January 9, 1929 (aged 49) New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Personal Information

Name Willey Glover Denis
Birth February 26, 1879 New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Death (aged 49) New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Died At New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Nationality United States
Alma Mater University of Chicago H. Sophie Newcomb College Bryn Mawr College
Fields Biochemistry
Institution U.S. Department of Agriculture University of Chicago Harvard Medical School Massachusetts General Hospital Tulane University Medical School)

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Events Occured in Scienctist Life

1899

Biography Denis earned her A.B. in 1899, majoring in modern languages at Tulane's H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College.

1905

In 1905 she moved to the University of Chicago, pursuing a doctorate in organic chemistry.

1909

Dennis then taught at Grinnell College for a year, moving to the U.S. Department of Agriculture where she worked until 1909.

1920

In 1920, Denis was appointed to the faculty of Tulane Medical School, the first appointment of a woman to a major U.S. medical school.

1929

Denis died on January 9, 1929, aged 49, from complications from metastatic breast cancer.