Helen Morton

(1913-1981). Author, physician, educator, missionary. Born in Fresno, California, she was one of the first two women to receive the Master Comrade (now Master Guide) award. Beginning in 1932, she taught school in California, and in 1936 went to Hawaii as a teacher. In 1943 she studied nursing at White Memorial Hospital in Los Angeles, where she was stricken with polio. She continued on to the Medical College of Virginia, from which she graduated cum laude in 1952. She was in private practice for nine years, then became an instructor in pediatric medicine at her alma mater. She lectured on drug abuse in the United States and in eastern Asia. In 1977 she connected with the School of Nursing at Loma Linda University. From 1977 to 1979 she was medical director at California State University at...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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