Biographies

r a adams mdReuben A. Adams
A founding member of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital's medical staff.

allertonEva Allerton
Early Nurse Supervisor at the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital and influential Nurse reformer.

ida jane anderson1Miss Ida Jane Anderson
Graduate of the 1902 class of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital's Training School for Nurses. Holds the distinction of being the first Registered Nurse in New York State.

lawrence bradleyLawrence Bradley
Longterm Director of the Hospital who oversaw an era of modernization and growth.

jesica healJessica Heal, RN
Considered the "Dean of Supervising Nurses" in Rochester. An 1896 graduate of the Training School, she went on to serve in the first world war as a Red Cross Nurse and eventually as the Hospital's Supervisor of Nurses retiring in 1935.

i g watsonIsabelle Watson Hollister
An early supporter of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital and the first treasurer of the Board of Supervisors.

edmund hurdEdwin H. Hurd, M.D.
A founding member of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital's medical staff.

jmleeJohn Mallory Lee, MD
A founding member of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital, serving as the hospital's Chief Surgeon and Vice-Presidentof the Medical Staff. He opened his own private hospital named the Lee Private Hospital and was a early innovator in nuculear theapy for cancer.

msrickerDr. Marcena Sherman Ricker
Dr. Ricker was a graduate of the Rochester City Hospital's Training School for Nurses in 1884. After graduating from the Homeopathic Hospital Medical School in Cleveland Ohio with a medical degree, Dr. Ricker holds the distinction of the first women physician on the medical staff of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital and also the personal physician of Susan B. Anthony during her final illness.

e t sibleyMrs. Hiram Sibley
Elizabeth Tinker Sibley was the wife of the founder of Western Union and one the most generaous early benefactors.

mhsibleyMrs. Hiram W. Sibley
Margaret Durbin Harper Sibley was a early supporter of the Rochester Homeopathic and served for 45 years on the board of Governors, 25 years as board prpesident.

t d spencer mdThomas D. Spencer, M.D.
Dr. Spencer was an early member of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital staff, serving as president of the medical staff from 1901-1902.

charles sumnerCharles Sumner, M.D.
An early Rochester Homeopathic physician and a leading voice responsible in the establishment of the Homeopathic Hospital.

c r sumner mdCharles R. Sumner, M.D.
Charles R. Sumner followed his father's example by serving on the medical staff of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital's from 1894 until 1926. He served as president of the Rochester Academy of Medicine from 1902-1905 and president of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital's medical staff from 1903-1904.

cyril sumner mdCyril Sumner, M.D.
Dr. Sumner was the third generation of the Sumner family to serve as a physician at the Genesee Hospital. Joining the medical staff in 1914, Dr. Sumner went on to serve as the Chief of the Surgery department from 1919 until 1942.

samuel j stabinsSamuel J. Stabins, MD
Dr. Samuel Stabbins was a long term member of the Genesee Hospital Medical Staff and dedicated member of the Hospital's Board of Governors. His many accomplishments as an "Eminent Surgeon, Outstanding Teacher, and Extraordinary Citizen" leave a lasting mark on the history of The Genesee Hospital and the Rochester community.

c m watsonCaroline Manning Watson
Caroline Manning Watson was the wife of the co-founder of Western Union, Don Alonzo Watson, and one the most generaous early benefactors.

theodore c white mdTheodore C. White, M.D.
Dr. White was a well respected homeopathic physician in Rochester and one of the founding members of the Rochester Homeopathic Hospital and it's first president of the medical staff.