Francois M. Abboud (1931- )

Dr. Francois M. Abboud has a number of titles. He is Professor of Internal Medicine and of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Edith King Pearson Chair in Cardiovascular Research, Chair Emeritus, Department of Internal Medicine, Founder and Director of the Abboud Cardiovascular Research Centre at the … Read MoreFrancois M. Abboud (1931- )

Genevieve Scott Neal-Perry (1955- )

Genevieve Scott Neal-Perry is a distinguished professor, chair of obstetrics and gynecology, and reproductive endocrinologist at the University of North Carolina who specializes in minimally-invasive surgical procedures that aim to restore fertility. Born in 1955 in Newark, New Jersey, she became the first person in … Read MoreGenevieve Scott Neal-Perry (1955- )

Theodore Kenneth Lawless (1892-1971)

Theodore Kenneth “T.K.” Lawless, MD was an internationally-known dermatologist who helped pioneer techniques to treat syphilis and was one of the first doctors to treat cancer with radium. A millionaire, Dr. Lawless built his wealth over decades and was recognized for his significant contributions as … Read MoreTheodore Kenneth Lawless (1892-1971)

William Augustus Hinton (1883-1959)

William Augustus Hinton was an American bacteriologist and the first Black Professor at Harvard University. Hinton was born in Chicago, Illinois, on December 15, 1883, to former slaves Maria Clark and Augustus Hinton. He spent his formative years in Kansas City, Missouri, and attended the … Read MoreWilliam Augustus Hinton (1883-1959)