Game Changer – Dr. Miles V. Lynk

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Born in Brownsville, Tenn., in 1871, the son of slaves, Dr. Miles V. Lynk attended the historically Black Meharry Medical College in Nashville and became the first African-American doctor to practice in Madison County, Tenn. At the age of 21, he established The Medical and Surgical Observer, the first national medical journal for Black physicians. Dr. Lynk died in Memphis in 1957.


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  • I am very very excited about finding this site…..There is nothing like knowing your OWN history…..I’m going to get my grands interested in this site as well and tell everybody I know.

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