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Heritage Heroes at The University of Manchester: Catherine Chisholm

26 Jan 2015

A new series of videos about some of the greatest academic minds, educational innovators and cultural icons who have defined the University

The story of The University of Manchester is defined by some of the greatest academic minds, educational innovators and cultural icons. In a new series of videos, staff from the University tell us which of these figures are their heritage heroes, explaining their achievements and why they resonate today.

Catherine Chisholm (1878–1952) was the first female graduate of medicine from The University of Manchester, a paediatrician and founder of the Duchess of York Hospital for Babies.

Claire Kilner, Deputy Director and Head of Alumni and Donor Communications and Engagement, tells us why Catherine Chisholm is her University of Manchester heritage hero:

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