Papers of Charles R. Drew Added to Profiles in Science
An extensive selection from the papers of African-American surgeon Charles R. Drew (1904-1950) was added to the NLM Profiles in Science® Web site under the Health & Medicine section. Charles Drew organized and directed America's first large-scale blood bank during the early years of World War II.
The Charles Drew project was a collaboration with Moorland-Spingarn Research Center at Howard University. With this addition, the number of prominent researchers, public health officials, and promoters of medical research whose personal and professional records are presented on Profiles has grown to thirty-one.
Papers of Charles R. Drew Added to Profiles in Science. NLM Tech Bull. 2011 Jan-Feb;(378):e11.