Charles Drew

Events

born

June 3, 1904

received Bachelor's Degree from Amherst College, Amherst, Massachusetts

1926

received Master's Degree and Master of Surgery from McGill University Faculty of Medicine, Montreal, Canada

1933

internship and residency at montreal General hospital

1933 - 1935

Assistant instructor in Surgery at Howard University and Assistant Surgeon at Freedmen's Hospital

1937 - 1938

married Minnie Lenore Robbins

1939

Medical supervisor for the Blood for Britain project organized by the Blood Transfusion Betterment Association in New York

1940 - January 1941

received Doctorate in Medical Science from Columbia University for research on blood banking

1940

Assistant Director of the first American red Cross Blood bank and assistant director of Blood Procurement for the National Research Council, in charge of blood for use by the U.S. Army and Navy

February 1941

Medical Director, Freedmen's Hospital

1946

Consultant tp I.S. Army Surgeon General's Office, part of a team to assess health care in post-war Europe

1949

died from injuries related to car accident

April 1, 1950