Dr. Patricia Era Bath
Believe in the power of truth… Do not allow your mind to be imprisoned by majority thinking. Remember that the limits of science are not the limits of imagination.
-Dr. Patricia Bath (Black History Pages)
Dr. Patricia Bath, Image from the National Library of Medicine
Born: 1942 in Harlem
College: Hunter College
Medical School: Howard University School of Medicine
Career: Scientist, Researcher, Ophthalmologist
Greatest Achievement: Co-founder of the American Institute for Blindness Prevention, and inventor of the Laserphaco Probe.