Helen Ranney

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Helen Ranney (April 12, 1920 – April 5, 2010) was an American doctor and hematologist that researched sickle-cell anemia.[1] Ranney was a faculty member and the first female head of the department of medicine at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. She attended medical school at Columbia University.[2]


  1. ^ Denise Gellene (April 14, 2010). "Helen Ranney, Pioneer in Sickle Cell Research, Dies at 89". The New York Times. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Biography: Dr. Helen M. Ranney". Changing the face of medicine. U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. Retrieved 30 November 2012.