In Memoriam

Harry Barnes, MD

4/4/1887 – 1/15/1945

Chair, Department of Bronchoesophagology,  Mercy Hospital

President, National Medical Association, 1936

Founder, Society for the Promotion of Negro Specialists in Medicine

Reginald Baugh, MD

6/12/1956 – 1/21/2021

Residency: University of Michigan

Retired, University of Toledo

Retired Assistant Dean of Admissions, University of Toledo College of Medicine

Jack L. Clark, MD

5/2/1940 – 9/19/2019

Residency: Mayo Clinic Rochester

Founder and CEO, Comprehensive ENT

Gus Gill, MD, FACS

1939 – 4/7/2015

Residency: University of Michigan

Professor Emeritus, Department of Otolaryngology, Charles R. Drew University

Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, Charles R. Drew University from 1978 – 2006

John H. Gladney, MD

11/18/1922 – 11/26/2011

Residency: Hines VA Hospital and University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

Chairman, St. Louis University School of Medicine (First African American to lead a department of Otolaryngology in the U.S.)

Clarence D. Hinton, MD

10/10/1916 – 9/23/2008

Residency: Philadelphia General Hospital  

Chairman, Howard University from 1963 – 1979, Children’s National Medical Center from 1978 – 1980. 

Medical Officer, US Army, All-Black 335th Station Hospital, Burma

First African American to chair D.C. Medical Society’s Otolaryngology Section.

Wayne P. Weddington Jr, MD

12/24/1936 – 5/6/2012

Residency: Andrews Air Force Base (internship), Temple University

Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology, Germantown Hospital

Staff Otolaryngologist, Albert Einstein Medical Center