Jerri Nielsen

American physician with extensive emergency room experience, who self-treated her breast cancer while stationed at Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica until she could be evacuated safely.

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University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences

Medical school affiliated with the University of Toledo, a public university located in Toledo, Ohio, United States.

Jerri Nielsen (née Cahill), Antarctic physician

Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station

United States scientific research station at the South Pole of the Earth.

Geographic South Pole
The communication office at the South Pole
The main entrance to the former geodesic dome ramped down from the surface level. The base of the dome was originally at the surface level of the ice cap, but the base had been slowly buried by snow and ice.
An aerial view of the Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station taken in about 1983. The central dome is shown along with the arches, with various storage buildings, and other auxiliary buildings such as garages and hangars.
The dome in January 2009, as seen from the new elevated station.
Ceremonial South Pole (the dome in the background was dismantled in 2009–2010).
January 2010: The last section of the old dome, before it was removed the next day.
An aerial view of the Amundsen–Scott Station in January 2005. The older domed station is visible on the right-hand side of this photo.
The Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station during the 2007–2008 summer season.
A photo of the station at night. The new station can be seen in the far left, the electric power plant is in the center, and the old vehicle mechanic's garage in the lower right. The green light in the sky is part of the aurora australis.

In 1999, the winter-over physician, Jerri Nielsen, found that she had breast cancer.

Salem, Ohio

City in northern Columbiana County, Ohio, United States, with a small district in southern Mahoning County.

The Burchfield Homestead Museum, boyhood home of painter Charles E. Burchfield.
The corner of Lundy and State streets in downtown.
Salem Public Library.

Jerri Nielsen – physician who administered a biopsy and chemotherapy to herself in Antarctica

Southwick, Massachusetts

Town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.

A stake marks the southernmost point in the "Southwick jog" of the Massachusetts-Connecticut boundary. Seen from East Street in Granby, CT.
View from Provin Mountain over the Southwick countryside (along the Metacomet-Monadnock Trail)
The M&M Trail skirts Harts Pond and its associated wetland before ascending to Provin Mountain.

Jerri Nielsen, physician who self-treated her breast cancer while stationed at Amundsen–Scott South Pole Station in Antarctica


Act of performing a surgical procedure on oneself.

Surgery underway at the Red Cross Hospital in Tampere, Finland during the 1918 Finnish Civil War.

Jerri Nielsen was the sole physician on duty at the U.S. National Science Foundation Amundsen–Scott Antarctic research station in 1999 when she found a lump on her breast.

Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole

DVD cover of Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole

Ice Bound: A Woman's Survival at the South Pole is a 2003 made-for-television film starring Susan Sarandon as Dr. Jerri Nielsen in the true story of the cancer-stricken physician stranded at a South Pole research station who, under dangerous circumstances, and with the help of co-workers, treats her own illness.

Maryanne Vollers

American author, journalist and ghostwriter.

The popular demand for Tom Clancy's action novels exceeded his ability to write new books. As a result, his publisher hired ghostwriters to write novels in the Clancy style.

She has been the "journalistic facilitator" of two books for famous people including Hillary Clinton (Living History – for which she was not credited) and Jerri Nielsen (Ice Bound).

Nielsen (surname)

Danish patronymic surname, literally meaning son of Niels, Niels being the Danish version of the Greek male given name Νικόλαος, Nikolaos .

Jerri Nielsen (1952–2009), American physician

Jerri (given name)

Feminine given name.

Conceptual work by Yves Klein at Rue Gentil-Bernard, Fontenay-aux-Roses, October 1960. Le Saut dans le Vide (Leap into the Void).

Jerri Nielsen (1952–2009), American physician

June 23

Deified. He is succeeded by his elder son Titus, who is responsible for the capture of Jerusalem in 70. Titus appoints his younger brother Flavius Domitianus as heir.

Emperor Sun Quan by Yan Liben

2009 – Jerri Nielsen, American physician and explorer (born 1952)