Charles Richard Drew June 1904 – 1 April was an African-American physician, surgeon and medical researcher. In the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, developing large-scale blood banks early in WW II.
African American surgeon Charles Richard Drew has been called "the father of the blood bank," for his outstanding role in conceiving, organizing, and directing America's first large-scale blood banking program during the early years of World War II.
Charles Richard Drew University of Medicine and Science is named in honor of the brilliant African-American physican. Drew's 46 were years full of achivmesnts. Drew atended the Colombia University. The NAACP awarded him the Spigarn medal in
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