5 African American pioneers in science and medicine you should know

Farida Dawkins January 23, 2018
Students in the Frederick Douglass Hospital Operating Room...photo credit: National Library of Science

African-Americans have continued to defy the odds that were instituted by bigotry and discrimination. Despite being barred or ostracized, there have been individuals who have dared to forge ahead and become pioneers in specific fields of medicine.

Below are some iconic figures that paved the way for dentistry, cardiology, and neurosurgery respectively.

Last Edited by:Francis Akhalbey Updated: May 31, 2018


Must Read

Connect with us

Join our Mailing List to Receive Updates