“Who Was First?” exhibit provides information on a number of Black health professionals and institutions who were pioneers in the development of health care across America. It recognizes the contribution and achievement of physicians, Nurses, Dentists, Administrators’, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Inventors and many others who overcame challenges and obstacles to carve out a stellar career in their community. They were the “First” to step up and insist on a change.
“Black Health Military” is an exhibit that highlights the acceptance of Blacks as military health professional throughout our history Centered around the various wars and conflicts of American history, the exhibit recognizes those who were first to serve in these conflicts, not only exposing themselves to danger but to help those who might be harmed. These men and women carved a military career in the face of segregation and gained worldwide acceptance in all branches of service.
Exhibits Coming Soon!
Meharry Medical College Historical growth
Dunbar Hospital Detroit…a symbol of black hospital contribution