Always There: The Biography of Ruth L. Kirschstein

You may know the name from the NIH’s Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service awards and now you can read about the person behind the name. Always There: The Remarkable Life of Ruth Lillian Kirschstein, M.D. tells the story of the woman who became the first female director of a major institute at the NIH, helped develop the Sabin polio vaccine, and was an advocate for basic biomedical research and research training. 

The book is available for download to your Kindle, Nook, or iPad, as well as via PDF.

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