In 1973, Patricia Bath became the first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology. She moved to California the following year to work as an assistant professor of surgery at both Charles R. Drew University and the University of California, Los Angeles. In 1975, she became the first f...Patricia Bath: Ophthalmologist Whose Invention Helped To Restore Sight To Cataract Patients Blind For Years
Dr. Charles Richard Drew was born on June 3, 1904, in Washington, D.C. He was an African-American physician who developed ways to process and store blood plasma in "blood banks." He directed the blood plasma programs of the United States and Great Britain in World War II, but resigned after a ruling that the blood of African-Americans would be segregated.
May 5, 1985: Prince Charles and Lady Diana happily reunited with their children, Prince William and Prince Harry, aboard the Royal Yacht Britannia after a 17 day separation during the couple's official tour of Italy.
Charles Richard Drew (3 June 1904 – 1 April 1950) was an African-American physician, surgeon, and medical researcher. He researched in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge to developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II. This allowed medics to save thousands of lives of the Allied forces... .