Patricia Bath

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Birthday
4, 1942
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 30, 2019 (76)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
4, 1942
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Death Date
May 30, 2019 (76)

About

Inventor, academic, and ophthalmologist who is most known for being the first woman to have served on the Jules Stein Eye Institute. She became an early pioneer for laser cataract surgery.

Before Fame

In 1968, she matriculated from Howard University's College of Medicine.

Trivia

She has authored over 100 academic papers and lectured in over 4 continents during her tenure.

Family Life

She was born in Harlem, New York. She was married to Benny J. Primm up until 2015. Her daughter Eraka became a psychiatrist.

Associated With

She and politician Cheddi Jagan both studied at Howard University.