Dr. Warren Buck is a professor of physics and chancellor emeritus of the University of Washington (Bothell).
Dr. Joycelyn Elders was the first Black person and second woman to serve as U.S. Surgeon General.
Dr. George Carruthers is a physicist, inventor, engineer, and space scientist.
Ms. Alice H. Parker patented a residential natural gas furnace in 1919.
Mr. Frederick M. Jones was an inventor and World War II veteran who developed refrigeration units used to transport blood, medicine, and food during the war.
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Dr. Patricia Bath is the first Black person to complete a residency in ophthalmology, first female faculty member in UCLA’s Department of Ophthalmology, and first Black female doctor to receive a medical patent.