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