Feb. 1-March 11: African American surgeons focus of exhibit

By Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane

surgeonSPOKANE, Wash. – A traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine featuring the contributions of African American academic surgeons to medicine and medical education will be at the Washington State University Spokane library Feb. 1-March 11 for Black History Month in February.

The exhibit follows the lives of four pioneering surgeons. It is a collaborative effort between the National Library of Medicine and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture. Learn more at https://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/aframsurgeons/.

The WSU Spokane Library is in the Academic Center, 600 N. Riverpoint Blvd., and is open Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Friday until 5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.


Lorraine Nelson, WSU Spokane communications, 509-368-6671, lanelson@wsu.edu