Nola Carter

Nola Carter is a leading advocate for CDU and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Hospital.

Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas

Today, there is no greater champion for health care in South Los Angeles than Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas.

Charles R. Drew Medical Society

The Charles R. Drew Medical Society was the force that created of the University after the Watts Revolt and is now instrumental in providing scholarship support to CDU students.

Dr. David Satcher

From University leadership to the top health care post of the United States, Dr. David Satcher is committed to improving public health policy and eliminating health disparities for underserved communities.

Dr. Leroy Weekes

A trailblazer for African Americans in the medical field, Dr. Leroy Weekes was a leader in the movement to open Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science.