Thursday, March 8, 2012

Celebrate Women's History Month At The Roosevelt Island Main Street Theater With Performance About Pioneer Female Cancer Dr. May Edward Chinn

Received the following message from the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
In honor of Women’s History Month, you are invited to a two women performance of the life of Dr. May Edward Chinn. Dr. Chinn was a pioneer in cervical cancer studies and aided in the development of the Pap smear test. Dr. Chinn broke barriers, being the first African-American woman to graduate from Bellevue Hospital Medical College and the first to intern at Harlem Hospital.

At the Main Street Theater & Dance Alliance Saturday, March 10th at 7:30 PM & Sunday, March 11th at 3 PM as we honor this remarkable woman in a play originally produced by the Richard Allen Center for Culture and Art.

Space is limited. Please RSVP by calling (212) 832-4540.
More on Dr. Chin from Harlem World.


SThia said...

Be sure to also celebrate Women's History Month by visiting a site created by one of our, let's support media that is honoring women, not bringing them down!