Alexa Canady, physician
Nov. 7, 1950-
Women of Hope: African Americans Who Made a Difference by Joyce Hansen (Scholastic, 1998)
Canady was the first black female neurosurgeon in the U.S. and has won numerous awards for her work. This collective biography includes a photograph and one-page biography of her.
Read more about Canady on the National Institute of Health site.