Susan Hayhurst, pioneer female pharmacist, circa 1889.
flipFlip to Professor of Pharmacy William Procter, Jr., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, circa 1872.
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Sepia photgraph of an elderly lady. She is wearing a dress with a ruffled front and spectacles.

Credit: Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, University of the Sciences in Phila.

After graduating from the Woman's Medical College of Philadelphia in 1857, Susan Hayhurst served on the College's staff and ran its pharmaceutical department for many years. In 1883, at the age of 63, Hayhurst became the first woman to graduate from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.

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