Dorothy Hansine Andersen, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Dorothy Hansine Andersen

American physician

Date of Birth: 15-May-1901

Place of Birth: Asheville, North Carolina, United States

Date of Death: 03-Mar-1963

Profession: scientist, physician, pediatrician, pathologist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

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About Dorothy Hansine Andersen

  • Dorothy Hansine Andersen (May 15, 1901 – March 3, 1963) was an American pathologist and pediatrician who was the first person to identify cystic fibrosis and the first American physician to describe the disease.
  • In 2001 she was inducted into the National Women's Hall of Fame.

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