Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

Helen Brooke Taussig (1898-1986)
MSA SC 3520-13565


Newspaper Articles -

"Award to 'Blue Baby' Doctors." The New York Times, 24 June 1948.

"17 Women Honored for Medical Work." The New York Times, 24 January 1949.

"Operation Aids 85% of 'Blue' Babies." The Washington Post, 26 May 1951.

"6 Scientists Win Lasker Health Award." The Washington Post, 1 October 1954.

"Women to Tour Soviet." The New York Times, 6 March 1958.

"The Control of Pharmaceuticals." The New York Times, 13 April 1962.

"Abnormal Births Draw Warning on Tranquilizers." The Baltimore Sun, 19 June 1962.

Mintz, Morton. "World Warning System on Bad Drugs is Urged." The Washington Post, 18 September 1962.

"30 Receive Freedom Medal at the White House." The New York Times, 15 September 1964.

"Dr. Taussig at 66: As Busy as Ever." The New York Times, 20 December 1964.

"At 67, Another First." The New York Times, 20 October 1965.

"Dr. Taussig Made U.S. Heart Unit Head." The Baltimore Sun, 20 October 1965.

"Dr. Taussig Wins Award." The Washington Post, 16 January 1966.

Mintz, Morton. "Dr. Taussig Says U.S. Exports Inferior Medicine." The Washington Post, 29 November 1967.

"'Blue Baby' Operation." The Washington Post, 16 April 1972.

"9 Women Who Excelled are Honored by Radcliffe." The New York Times, 31 October 1983.

"Ex-patient Thanks Doctor with Concert." The Baltimore Sun, 10 February 1986.

Ettlin, David Michael. "Hopkins' Helen Taussig, Noted Cardiologist, Dies." The Baltimore Sun, 21 May 1986.

Fishbein, Gershon. "The Surgery That Gave Hope for 'Blue Babies'; At Johns Hopkins 50 Years Ago, A New Approach to Congential Heart Defects Was Born." The Washington Post, 6 December 1994.

"Dr. Helen Taussig Pioneer Cardiologist; 'Blue Babies': Hopkins Physician's Breakthrough Work Created Pediatric Heart Sugery." The Baltimore Sun, 17 July 1999.

Books -

Stegman, Carolyn B. Women of Achievement in Maryland History. Maryland: Anaconda Press, 2002.

Stevenson, Jeanne Hackley. "Helen Brooke Taussig, 1898- :The 'Blue Baby' Doctor." Notable Maryland Women. Ed. Helmes, Winifred G. Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, 1977. 368-371.

On-line Sources -

"Women in American History." Encyclopedia Britannica Online, 1999.

"Helen Brooke Taussig." Who Named It?, 2001.

"Changing the Face of Medicine, Biography: Dr. Helen Brooke Taussig." National Library of Medicine, 2004.

"Helen Brooke Taussig." Biography Resource Center, 2005.

"The Blue Baby Operation: Online Exhibit."  The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, n.d.

"Women of the Hall: Helen Brooke Taussig." National Women's Hall of Fame, n.d.

"Helen B. Taussig Professorship." The Johns Hopkins University: Named Professorships, Deanships, and Directorships, n.d.

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