2007 HALL OF FAME WINNER Belle C. Buchanan Evans (1854 - 19 ) She was born and graduated from high school in Piqua. She served as the first female physician in Piqua in the 1880’s, an era when medicine was almost completely dominated by men. She received her medical degree from Pulte Medical College in 1883 as a homoeopathic physician. She began practice in Piqua in 1883, specializing in the diseases of women and children. She set up a dispensary on the public square for the care of those in need. Dr. Buchanan returned to Cincinnati to receive a second degree from the Women’s medical College in 1894.