Elizabeth Ramsey

Elizabeth Maplesden Ramsey (1906 - 1993)

Elizabeth Maplesden Ramsey (1906 – 1993) was an American physician, embryologist and placentologist.

Research into the embryo, implantation and placentation

  • Born 17 February 1906 in New York City
  • 1928 – Mills College, California
  • 1932 – Graduated in medicine, Yale University
  • Lecturer and associate pathologist, George Washington University
  • Died 2 July 1993

Key Medical Contributions

Utero-Placental-Fetal Circulation

Major Publications


BA MA (Oxon) MBChB (Edin) FACEM FFSEM. Emergency physician, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.  Passion for rugby; medical history; medical education; and asynchronous learning #FOAMed evangelist. Co-founder and CTO of Life in the Fast lane | Eponyms | Books | Twitter |

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