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Helen Rodríguez Trías Google doodle honors physician who fought for women & children’s right to healthcare

Today’s Google doodle pays tribute to Dr. Helen Rodríguez Trías, a physician, educator, and staunch advocate for women’s and children’s right to healthcare. Originally from New York City, Trías and her family moved to Puerto Rico when she was still a child. She earned her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico’s medical school, …

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Robert Koch Google doodle honors German physician awarded the 1905 Nobel Prize in medicine

Today’s Google doodle pays homage to Robert Koch, the German physician and microbiologist credited with ushering in the Golden Age of bacteriology. Instead of marking his birthday, Google is honoring Koch with a doodle on the anniversary of being named the Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine in 1905. “By developing many of the …

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