Patricia Bath: ophthalmologist, inventor, and humanitarian

@article{KermodeScott2019PatriciaBO,
  title={Patricia Bath: ophthalmologist, inventor, and humanitarian},
  author={Barbara Kermode-Scott},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2019},
  volume={366}
}
Credit: UCLA Had Patricia Bath been born a white man, her achievements in ophthalmology, medicine, and humanitarianism would have deserved an obituary in The BMJ . Given she was born female and African American in a modest home in Harlem, her success in restoring or improving vision for millions was even more impressive. During her career, Patricia Bath confronted the intersection of racism and sexism, according to her daughter, psychiatrist Eraka Bath. Never one to be thwarted, Bath gained a… 

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