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Adell Patton

Liberian physician and medical educator, was born to a Liberian settler class family in the capital city of Monrovia, Montserrado County, Republic of Liberia, West Africa. He was the fourth son and fourth child of Charles Henry Cooper and Maryann Dabadolo Cooper née Johnson. In his formative years Cooper resided at the Cooper family estate in Kormah, Clay-Ashland, and in Monrovia. His formal education began at the Mary McGritty Elementary School in Monrovia, and later he attended high school at the College of West Africa, Monrovia, from which he graduated in 1944.

In pursuit of higher education, Cooper enrolled at Clark College (a historically black college) in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1946. In 1950 Cooper graduated magna cum laude with the degree of bachelor of science. In that same year Cooper entered Meharry Medical College (another historically black college) in Nashville, Tennessee. He graduated in 1954 with the ...


Jeffrey Green

was born in Georgetown, British Guiana, on 17 September 1863, the son of William Russell, a Scottish water engineer and planter, and his Afro-Caribbean wife. In 1880, with his brother, William (1867–1915), he went to Dollar Academy in Fife, and then attended Edinburgh University to study medicine (1882–1886). He graduated M.B. (Bachelor of Medicine), C.M. (Master of Surgery) in 1886, adding an M.R.C.P. (Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians) in 1891 and becoming F.R.C.P. (Fellow of the Royal Colleges of Physicians) in 1897 and a gold medal–winning M.D. in 1893. After being awarded a British Medical Association scholarship in 1895 he studied in Paris and Berlin His first staff appointment was at Nottingham General Hospital He then moved on to London joining University College Hospital UCH where he specialized in neurology During this period he published eight articles in medical ...