Keeping Dr. Charles Richard Drew’s legacy alive
Keywords:African Americans, Libraries, Medical, Schools
AbstractThe Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary. The university was established to honor Dr. Charles Richard Drew, a pioneer in blood banking. As a tribute to the legacy of CDU and Dr. Drew, the CDU Health Sciences Library examined how CDU is keeping Dr. Drew’s legacy alive.
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