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Dr. Nathan F. Mossell, M.D.

@ Temple University

Mosley, John W


Dr. Nathan Francis Mossell was the first African American to earn a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in 1882. He was founder of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Hospital; the first African American member of the Philadelphia County Medical Society; a member of the Niagara Movement; founder of the Philadelphia branch of the NAACP; co-founder of the Philadelphia Academy of Medicine and Allied Sciences; a civil rights activist; and nationally prominent physician and surgeon.

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