Black History Month – Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D.

We here at theintellution.com decided to give readers some knowledge about influential African-Americans for Black History Month. We will try to keep it brief and informative and hope you all enjoy.

The Intellectual Revolution presents…

Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D.

Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D. was the nation’s first African-American psychiatrist and a neurologist who made significant contributions to the study of Alzheimer’s disease. He also focused his research on the organic causes of disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Fuller’s knowledge of venereal disease later helped diagnose syphilis in black World War II veterans who had been previously misdiagnosed with behavioral disorders.The mental health facility at Boston University is now officially known as the    Dr. Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center.

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