In Remembrance: Yvette Fay Francis-McBarnette ’50MD Died on March 28 2016

Dr. Yvette Fay Francis-McBarnette passed away on March 28, 2016, in Alexandria, Virginia. She was 89. The second black woman to enroll at Yale School of Medicine (in 1946), she went on to an illustrious career as a medical doctor, pioneering the study and treatment of sickle cell anemia.

The New York Times ran a full story on April 7, 2016.

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