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Stewart, Alice (1906–2002)

  • By: Kelly Boyer Sagert
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Born on October 4, 1906, to two British physicians, Ernest and Lucy Naish, Alice Mary Stewart became well known for her tireless scientific research into the carcinogenic risks of X-rays and nuclear radiation. Although her work caused significant controversy during her ...

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