Sara El Jaouhari

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Women in Medicine: Dr. May Cohen, aka “The Gender Lady”

29 July 2020 | Sara El Jaouhari
Some of the greatest strides seen in Canadian women’s health and in gender equity in medicine can be attributed to Dr. May Cohen: an unyielding activist who dedicated her life’s work to advocacy. From spearheading the development of the first Women’s Health Office at McMaster University to serving as President of the Federation of Medical Women in Canada, her career is a testament to what can be achieved with a strong social conscience and unwavering determination.