of Virginia Apgar
Virginia Apgar invented a newborn
scoring system called the "Apgar Score".
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Biography on Virginia Apgar.
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Virginia Apgar's contributions to
Virginia Apgar was one of Columbia
University's first female M.D.s. She graduated in 1933. She was one of
the first American women to specialize in surgery. She became Columbia's
first-ever full Professor of Anesthesiology in 1949. Apgar specialized
in anesthesia and childbirth. She invented the Newborn Scoring System,
also called the Apgar Score, in 1949 that assessed the health of newborns.
In 1959, Apgar was appointed the Director of the March of Dimes. She died
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Apgar 20-cent Regular Stamp
Issue Date & City: October 24,
1994, Dallas, Texas
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