ExhibitionThe Power of Medicine
1. Leonidas H. Berry, MD, mid-20th century
Leonidas H. Berry, MD, prominent physician and president of the National Medical Association 1965–66, was a leader of campaigns against racial discrimination by hospitals.
Courtesy National Library of Medicine
As a member of the Chicago Commission on Human Relations, Leonidas H. Berry, MD investigated and campaigned to end discrimination against African American physicians and patients by Chicago hospitals.