Episode 3: The "Blood" Banker - The Legacy of Dr Charles Drew

Season 1 | Episode 3
1h 11m | Oct 11, 2020

In this week's episode we cover the work of Dr. Charles Drew, a physician-scientist who pioneered the blood banking system almost 80 years ago which is still being used today. Although Drew had much success throughout his career, ranging from research, surgery, teaching, and administration, his career path was riddled with racial barriers. However, Drew's fortitude and meticulous attention to detail were instrumental in overcoming these obstacles. Drew's work has left behind a lasting legacy, and in this episode, we will highlight both his scientific and personal contributions.

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