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~Jean Baker Miller to be Honored by National Library of Medicine
Exhibit Celebrating Women in Medicine
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For immediate release:
July 28, 2003

CONTACT:
MaryAnn Hill,
781-283-2373


WELLESLEY, Mass. -- Jean Baker Miller, MD, director of the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute at Wellesley College's Stone Center, will be honored as part of an exhibit at the National Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) this fall. Entitled "Changing the Face of Medicine: Celebrating America's Women Physicians," the exhibit will celebrate the contributions to and achievements of women in medicine and public health since 1850. More information on the exhibit, which opens October 14 and runs through April 2, 2004, can be found at the NIH web site.

Dr. Miller is the author of Toward a New Psychology of Women, a groundbreaking book in the field of women's mental health. She was the first director of the Stone Center as well as a professor of psychology at Wellesley College and has held positions at Harvard Medical School, Boston University School of Medicine, and Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Other awards and achievements include 1982 Woman of the Year in Health and Medicine from the Massachusetts chapter of the National Organization of Women and Massachusetts Psychological Association Allied Professional Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Psychology, 1982.

Founded in 1995 by Dr. Miller and scholars from the Stone Center, part of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College, the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute is dedicated to the relational-cultural theory of psychological development. The Institute's work has resulted in the publication of several books and more than 100 working papers. The Institute's professional trainings, publications, groundbreaking research, and ongoing projects present a revolutionary approach to enhancing mental health as well as business practices and productivity of industries and organizations of all types and sizes. More information can be found at www.jbmti.org.

Wellesley College is a liberal-arts college that has been a leader in the education of women for more than 125 years. The College's 500-acre campus near Boston is home to a total of 2,300 undergraduate students. Among Wellesley's distinguished alumnae are Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, former Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright, Madame Chiang Kai-shek, and broadcast journalists Cokie Roberts, Diane Sawyer, Lynn Sherr and Linda Wertheimer.

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