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M. Alfred Hayes, MD ’54, Remembered

Physician, epidemiologist and professor M. Alfred Hayes, MD, SUNY Downstate ’54, died Feb. 8, 2016, after a long illness. Dr. Hayes was president emeritus and former dean of the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine, a lifelong “architect of social justice for black healthcare professionals, and wholly devoted to improving care for minority and medically underserved communities,” according to his full obituary in the LA Times.


Scholarship and support for med students for more than 150 years.

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