Medicine: Prevention Is Her Aim

Cornell University's Medical College got a new full professor last week. To Dr. Elise Strang L'Esperance, clinical professor of preventive medicine, the recognition came at an age when most professors are tacking emeritus on to their titles. The new rank would mean little change in the duties she has filled with bustling enthusiasm as assistant professor for six years. But it did mark the last hurdle cleared on the long obstacle course which an ardently feminist doctor had been following for more than half a century. Says she: "I've been living medicine all...