Dr. Eva Topkins Brodkin


First female dermatologist in New Jersey. Practiced in Newark from 1927 to 1977. Also chief of dermatology at St. Barnabas Newark in the 1960s. President of the NJ Dermatological Society. President of the New Jersey Woman’s Medical Association.

Star Ledger Apr 12, 1964


Cummings, Charles F. Newark’s trailblazing heroines shaped the city’s future Star Ledger Mar 9, 2000

Winter, Ruth, “She headed Dad’s advice became woman of the year” Star Ledger Apr 12, 1964

Cornell University 1920 yearbook (Photo, Ancestry.com)

“Dr. Eva Brodkin, 95, pioneer dermatologist” Star Ledger May 16, 1994