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Historical Figure of the Month: Loney Clinton Gordon


René F. Najera, DrPH

January 19, 2021

A few months ago, a reader asked us on social media if we could use an image different from John Snow's for our avatar on social media. On Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, Doctor Snow looks off into the distance as if wondering what will happen with his new “vaccine.” We are happy to announce that the avatar for our social media will change each month to that of a historical figure in the history of vaccines. This month, we begin with , a scientist who (whooping cough).

We reached out to the folks at , and they provided us with . Loney Clinton Gordon will be our avatar through the month of February. So check back in March to see who is next.

We previously wrote about Ms. Clinton Gordon as part of our coverage of Black History Month, so check out that blog post below:


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