Mona Chalmers Watson

Title: 
Dr, CBE
Other names: 
Alexandra Mary Geddes; Mona Geddes, Alexandra Mary Chalmers Watson
Dates: 
Born 1872, died August 7, 1936

One of the first (if not the first) women to qualify as a doctor from Edinburgh University (MB CM 1896 and MD 1898)

Active suffragist. Supporter of various causes including the Elsie Inglis Memorial Hospital which opened in Spring Gardens, Edinburgh in 1925.

First head of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (1917)

First president of the Edinburgh Women Citizens' Association (1918)

Medical practitioner and pioneering nutritionist

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Sources
History company blog post
Edinburgh still failing Elsie Inglis
Alexandra Mary Chalmers Watson
Wikipedia Biography