Plaza Olivia Salamanca



Location: U.N. Avenue, Ermita, Manila (Region NCR)
Category: Site
Type: Plaza
Status: Level II - With Marker
Marker Date: 1955
Marker Text:
PLAZA OLIVIA SALAMANCA

IN MEMORY OF OLIVIA SALAMANCA, M.D. PIONEER WOMAN PHYSICIAN OF THE PHILIPPINES. BORN IN SAN ROQUE, CAVITE ON 1 JULY 1889; APPOINTED GOVERNMENT SCHOLAR IN 1905; STUDIED IN DREXEL INSTITUTE, PHILADELPHIA. DIED ON 11 JULY 1913. A DEVOTED AND COMPETENT PRACTITIONER, SHE WAS A CREDIT TO THE MEDICAL PROFESSION AND AN INSPIRATION TO HER FELLOW WOMEN.

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