This Week In Black History: The First Black Woman To Receive An M.D.

February 26, 2015   // 0 Comments

  By Lucas Johnson Who knew that the history of healthcare started with a Black Woman? While many know about Dr. Vivian Thomas and Dr. Charles Drew, many don’t know about Dr. Rebecca Lee Crumpler. Rebecca Lee was born free in 1831 in Delaware, and was raised by her aunt in Pennsylvania. Growing up, her aunt quickly became her inspiration, as she attended to ne...

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