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Margaret Jane Edmunds, 1894

Margaret Jane Edmunds
Korean Nurses Association

Edmunds traveled to Korea as a missionary and, in 1903, established its first nursing school. She served as president of the Pogunyogwan Training School for Nurses until 1908, then set up nursing institutions at Yonsei University and Seoul National University. Edmunds also translated several English-language textbooks on nursing into Korean.

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