David M. French, Public Health Physician and Civil Rights Activist, Dies at 86

The Washington Post
April 4, 2011

David M. French, a former Howard University professor of pediatric surgery who tended to the medical needs of civil rights marchers during the 1960s and later spearheaded an effort to strengthen public health systems in 20 African countries, died March 31 of renal failure at the University of Virginia hospital in Charlottesville. He was 86….Read More

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