Charles Drew

Cameron Stoermer

Charles Drew

Dr. Charles Drew was born on July, 3, 1904. He was a very successful surgeon, and medical researcher. he researched in the field of blood transfusions. He was also the very first person to find and get out a blood clot. In 1938, he received a Rockefeller Fellowship to study at Columbia University and train at the Presbyterian Hospital in New York City and so he did. Charles Drew decided to go to three colleges for better techniques. He went to Amherst College, McGill University, and Colombia University. For the final years of his life, he remained very active and a highly regarded medical professional. Drew was only 45 years when he died, and it is remarkable how much he was able to accomplish in such a little amount of time.     

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