Biography of Dr. Laura V. Gustin-Mackie
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Gustin-Mackie, Dr. Laura V., is the daughter of Charles M. and Ellen Grant Gustin. She was educated in the schools of Westbrook, Me., and is also a graduate of the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania. in the class of 1874. She has since taken postgraduate courses in Philadelphia and Boston hospitals. She first practiced in New Bedford, but in 1876 removed to Attleborough, where she built up a large practice, until in 1888 she opened the Attleborough Home Sanitarium, which makes a specialty of nervous diseases and gynaecology. This sanitarium has received the support and hearty endorsement of the leading physicians and citizens of Attleborough and neighboring towns. Dr. Gustin-Mackie is a member of the Massachusetts and the American Medical Associations. She is not only a highly successful physician, but also a woman of unusual strength of character, with power to win the confidence and trust of all who know her. She has been for twelve years a valued member of the School Board and by her interest in and knowledge of child life has rendered great assistance to the moral and physical good of the schools. She is interested in every movement for the good of the community and a valued member of the various societies instituted for this purpose. Dr. Gustin-Mackie is a strong and unusual argument for the broadest culture and highest spheres of woman's work and influence.

Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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