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New CU School Of Medicine Scholarship Honors Black History & Dr. Charles Blackwood

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Author CBS4 Denver | Publish Date February 22, 2021

In an effort to increase diversity among medical school students, the University of Colorado School of Medicine is celebrating a new scholarship fund. Organizers chose to name it after Dr. Charles J. Blackwood who became the first African American to graduate from the school in 1947 and was in the top 10 of his class.