Celebrate Hispanic heritage month by learning more about Mariano Edward Gonzalez, one of the first Latino graduates of Cooper Medical College, which later became Stanford University’s School of Medicine.
Hispanic Heritage Month
Gonzalez was a member of the Cooper Medical College Class of 1883. He wrote his medical degree thesis on pneumonia. The image below is the first page of Gonzalez’s thesis.
Gonzalez’s obituary was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1903.
The Stanford Medical History Center collects and maintains materials related to the history of health care, medical research, and medical education at Stanford and beyond. Explore the medical history center collections to learn more about Stanford Medicine pioneers like Mariano Edward Gonzalez.