African-American surgeon Charles Drew (1904-1950), called “father of the blood bank,” devoted much of his career to raising the standards of medical education at Howard University. An extensive selection from his papers were added to the National Library of Medicine’s Profiles in Science® http://profiles.nlm.nih.gov/ Web site under the Health & Medicine section.
[NLM Technical Bulletin http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/jf11/jf11_profiles_drew.html]
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