Elaine Nelson McIntosh

Honored by:Thomas H. McIntosh
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Elaine Nelson McIntosh. First woman to earn Ph.D. from Bacteriology Department ISC 1954. Married Thomas McIntosh (Ph. D ISU ‘62) 1955. Made research contributions to knowledge of DNA and vitamin biosynthesis and muscle biochemistry. Teaching and research career spanned 39 years at Sioux Falls College University of South Dakota, Iowa State University, University of Illinois - Urbana and University of Wisconsin - Green Bay.


Paver Inscription:

"Elaine Nelson McIntosh, First
Woman to Earn PhD from
Bacteriology Dept, ISC, 1954.
Married Thomas McIntosh (phD
ISU '62), 1955. Made Research
Contributions to Knowledge of
DNA and Vitimin Biosynthesis and Muscle
Biochemistry. Teaching and
Research Career Spanned 39 YRS,
At Sioux Falls Col., U.S. Dak.,
Iowa State U., U. ILL, & U. Wis.-Green Bay"