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Alexa Canady, MD: The first Black woman neurosurgeon

Howard Fischer Uppsala, Sweden   Dr. Alexa Canady. NIH Changing the Face of Medicine Exhibition. Via Wikimedia. Fair use. “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” – Albert Einstein   Alexa Canady (b. 1950) was the daughter of Clinton Canady, Jr., DDS, and Elizabeth Canady, a civil rights activist and the first […]