KUNM

Celebration Of Black History On Women's Focus

Feb 24, 2017

Sat. 2/25 12p: Salute to New Mexico 'Hidden Figures', Dr. Betty Harris, the black inventor and scientist who made great strides in the field of explosives research, Dr. Ndidiamaka Okpareke, the first Black woman to own a compounding pharmacy in New Mexico, Dr. Victoria Erinle, leading scientist in the field of drug delivery systems and clinical trials, Dr. Karissa Culbreath, the pathologist who discovered the Walk Away Specimen Processor for expediting the process for identifying bacterial cultures,  and Dr. Melanie Moses, professor at the University of New Mexico who has developed impressive computational and mathematical models of biological systems.

Dr. Betty Harris

Dr. Ndidiamaka Okpareke