OUTSTANDING NATIVE WOMEN

Mary Cecelia DesRosier, M.D.

 

Last updated 10/14/2020 at 1:17pm

KB Schaller

• First woman in her tribe to earn a Medical Doctor degree

• Honored with the name of Medicine Victory Woman by her Blackfeet Tribe

Mary DesRosier states that she sees the face of God in her family, friends and neighbors she chooses to serve through Indian Health Services (IHS) on the Blackfeet Reservation, in Browning, Montana-in the shadow of the Rocky Mountains where she grew up.

Interested in medicine since her youth, Mary joined the University of North Dakota's Indians Into Medicine Program after graduating from high school.

Although it was Mary's first time away from Browning a...



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