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Dr. Patricia Bath to Be One of the First Two Black Women to Be Inducted Into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Dr. Patricia Bath to Be One of the First Two Black Women to Be Inducted Into the National Inventors Hall of Fame

Echo Horizon grandparent Dr. Patricia Bath (1942–2019) was a pioneering opthamologist. Dr. Bath provided vision care to underserved populations and founded the discipline of community ophthalmology. She was also the first African American female physician to receive a medical patent. Read more about her life and about her invention!