Through his daughters’ eyes: The life and legacy of Dr. Charles R. Drew – The father of blood banking

Category: Virtual

Date and Time for this Past Event
  • Thursday, Feb 25, 2021  2:30pm-3:30pm

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


* This is a Virtual event on Zoom.

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