Frances Pratt

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  •  Cooper, Geo. M., Pratt, Frances R., and Hagood, Margaret J. Four Years of Contraception as a Public Health Service in North Carolina. American .Journal of .Public.Health, 31, 12:1248 (Dec.), 1941.


    From the NC Health Bulletin Timeline
    On March 15, 1937, Miss Frances R. Pratt, a specially trained nurse under the auspices of the State Maternal Health League, joined the sub staff of the Division of Preventive Medicine. Miss Pratt’s work was financed by an individual contribution from an outside agency. Her work has been to organize through the medical profession and the local health officers on a voluntary basis, a system of contraceptive control work when based on medical needs. Her work has been successful and has been a welcome and needed addition to the staff work.