The Coastal Virginia Diverse Blood Donor Awareness and Education Series is designed to create a more educated and engaged Hampton Roads community empowered to make a difference in diverse blood donor needs and address issues of health disparities particularly in the Black and African American community. Session One: Through his daughters; eyes: The life and legacy of Dr. Charles R. Drew – the father of blood banking is a treat for our community! What an awesome opportunity we have to hear directly from the daughters’ of Dr. Charles R. Drew during Black History Month.
- Dr. Charlene Drew Jarvis, Neuroscientist, Legislator, and University President (retired)
- Sylvia Drew Ivie, J.D., Special Assistant to the President at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Dr. Yvette Miller, Executive Medical Officer at American Red Cross