Leona Baumgartner

Year Inducted


Career Field



  • First woman Health Director in New York
  • President of the National Health Council
  • Associate Chief in the Children’s Bureau of Washington
  • President of the American Public Health Association
  • Degrees in Bacteriology, Public Health, and Medicine
  • 1962: Samuel J. Crumbine Award for Outstanding Service in Public Health from the Kansas Public Health Association