Other great African American medtech innovators:
15. Keith Black
Keith Black is a neurosurgeon who is one of the few surgeons in the U.S. to specialize in brain tumor surgery. He is also known as a prolific campaigner for cancer treatment funding, according to a Wikipedia article.
16. Dewey Sanderson
Dewey Sanderson is credited with inventing the Urinalysis machine, according to a U.S. patent. He is also responsible for inventing the medical compress that staunches blood flow from a wound or vein after withdrawal of a needle that drew blood.
17. Michael Croslin
Michael Croslin computerized blood pressure and pulse monitoring devices. The computerization helps doctor’s take the guesswork out of monitoring vitals while allowing them to diagnose and treat patients, according to a U.S. patent.