Delaware Honors First Black Female Transplant Surgeon in US


Dr. Velma Scantlebury ’77 is being honored with the Delaware History Makers Award. Dr. Scantlebury is the first Black female surgeon to specialize in transplant surgery in the United States and is the only Black woman to have been named a Delaware History Maker. She has regularly been listed on “Best Doctors in America” and “Top Doctors in America” lists since 1989.