Charles Drew



June 3, 1904

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


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


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


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


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


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


died from injuries related to car accident

April 1, 1950