Celebrate African American History Month

Celebrate African American History Month by exploring the biographies of distinguished African American physicians, scientists, and engineers in the online African American History Project collection sponsored by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine and organized by Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences.
Highlighted individuals have demonstrated distinguished achievements in original research, important publications, or other contributions to theory and practice in a specific field, or unusual accomplishments in pioneering new and developing areas of science, medicine, or technology. Through their work, they have made a positive and significant impact in their fields and on society.