Hinton

William A. Hinton: The first African American to author a medical textbook

William Augustus Hinton was the first Black professor at Harvard Medical School and the first African American to publish an academic textbook. As a bacteriologist, pathologist and educator, he was a pioneer in...
Emmett W. Chappelle

Emmett Chappelle: The National Inventor’s Hall of Fame African-American Biochemist whose discovery led to a potential method of detecting life on other planet

Emmett Chappelle is an African American scientist who has made valuable contributions in several fields: medicine, philanthropy, food science, and astrochemistry. Chappelle is the recipient of 14 U.S. patents, ...