Helen Octavia Dickens (1909-2001)

The first African American woman to be admitted as a fellow to the American College of Surgeons (1950), Helen Octavia Dickens dedicated her career to women’s health and well-being, with a particular focus on the lives of young women, low-income women, and women of color. A board-certified obstetrician/ … Read MoreHelen Octavia Dickens (1909-2001)