Vera Gedroits

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Who was Dr Vera Gedroits? Google Doodle honors Russia's first female military surgeon on her 151th birthday

For those of you who logged on to Google and noticed the Doodle for the day, here's the woman featured in it -- Dr Vera Gedroits. The Doodle commemorated her 151th birthday which falls on April 19. A Russian surgeon, professor, poet, and author, Dr Gedroits was the country's first female military surgeon and also one of the world’s first female professors of surgery.
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