Alice Hamilton
Who: Alice Hamilton lived from 1869-1970.
Impact: She was the first woman on the faculty of Harvard University and was an expert in occupational health.
Hamilton is the founder of occupational medicine. She studied the exposure of different elements and the effects of them. Went to UofM for medical school.
She investigated industrial poisons. Hamilton discovered dangerous working conditions due to the toxins.

Times: 1910 she became the direction of the Occupational Disease Commission appointed by the Govenor of Illinous. She published Industrial Poisons in the United States in 1925 and Industrial Toxicology in 1934.
Sources: http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/biographies/hamilton-a.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Hamilton
by Angela Meriedeth
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