Clarice di Durisio

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Clarice di Durisio da Foggia (fl. 15th century), was an Italian eye physician and surgeon from Foggia.

She was educated at the University of Salerno and belonged to the minority of female students of her time period. She specialized in the diseases of the eye and was licensed to treat only female patients.[1][2]


  1. ^ L. Whaley: Women and the Practice of Medical Care in Early Modern Europe, 1400-1800
  2. ^ Green, Monica H. "Women's Medical Practice and Health Care in Medieval Europe". Journal of Women in Culture and Society. 14: 434–73.

See also[edit]

  • Green, Monica H. (2000). Women's healthcare in the medieval West: texts and contexts. Aldershot: Ashgate. ISBN 9780860788263.