BIFMC Community Pillar Profile: Dr. Victor Agusta

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While Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic counts its blessings to receive the voluntary time and dedication of a physician like Dr. Victor Agusta, he is fact is one of those rare humble spirits who considers the pleasure to be all his. “If the Clinic is the miracle,” wrote Barbara Burgess once for the Seabrook community …

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Black History Month: African American Pioneers in Medicine

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In celebration of Black History Month, here are a few profiles on notable African American pioneers in medicine. These men and women persevered against astounding racial and political odds of their time to become establishing pillars in the medical field. James McCoune Smith (1813-1865) The first African American to earn a medical degree and practice …

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