5 Key Highlights About Dr. Thomas T. Wendell

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5 Key Highlights About Dr. Thomas T. Wendell

 

  • Pioneer in the field of treating mentally ill patients.
  • Worked as a staff physician at Eastern State Hospital, where he upgraded the care of Black patients for 20 yrs.
  • Community leader in the effort which resulted in building Lexington’s Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in 1922
  • Served as a physician in Lexington from 1900 until his death in 1953.
  • Attended Meharry College in Nashville, where he received degrees in pharmacy and medicine

 

 

 

 

 

 

sources:

http://kchr.ky.gov/ggbk/Documents/GBK01.pdf

 

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