Day: February 15, 2020

Black History Month Pathfinder Profile: Dr. Patricia Bath

Dr. Patricia Bath was an inventor, laser scientist and innovative researcher. She was the first African American to complete a residency in ophthalmology. Bath was also the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent when she patented her invention of the Laserphaco Probe for cataract treatment in 1988. She holds patents for…

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