Lecture: Above and Beyond: A Celebration of the Legacy of the Leonard Graduate
A chronicle of the legacies of the graduates of the Leonard Medical School, a former department of Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. In existence from 1882 -1918, this historically black medical school produced over four hundred graduates. The major contributions of these graduates on the City of Richmond, the state of Virginia and various medical organizations will be discussed.
About the Speaker: Elvatrice Parker Belsches MA RPh is an archival researcher, author and pharmacist living in the Richmond area. She is a multiple contributor to Harvard University's upcoming publication, the African American National Biography (Oxford University Press, 2008) and the author of Richmond, Virginia, a Black America Series publication (now in its sixth printing). She is also the February 2007 speaker for the Duke/UNC-Chapel Hill Collaborative Lecture Series on the History of Medicine.
Date: Monday, February 26, 2007
Location: Tompkins-McCaw Library - Distance Education, Rm. 2-010
Time: 2:00-3:30 pm
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