Tag: <span>medicine</span>

If you’re interested in learning about the chemist who developed “The Ball Method” which was a highly effective treatment for leprosy, then my Alice Black History Fact profile is for you.

Black History Profile

If you’re interested in learning about the first Black female surgeon in the South and the first Black woman to be a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, then my Dorothy Lavinia Brown Black History Short is for you.

Black History Profile

If you’re interested in learning about the first Black female neurosurgeon in America then my Alexa Canady Black History Short is for you.

Black History Profile

A profile of Dr. Charles Drew, who developed a process for separating plasma from blood cells and improved techniques for blood storage.

Black History Profile

“Medical Apartheid” by Harriet A. Washington charts the history of unethical medical experiments that have been conducted on Black people. The book largely focuses on discussing examples of the lack of respect or even lack of recognition of Black personhood within the medical field. But the book also tells the story of the development of medical ethical standards.

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