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Charles Richard Drew was born on June 3 1904 in Washington DC He was very athletic as a child Charles attended Dunbar High School where he won letters in track baseball basketball and football He won the James E Walker Memorial Medal as outstanding all-around athlete Charles attended Amherst College in Massaschusetts on a scholarship He was named an all-American halfback and won the Thomas W Ashley Memorial Trophy as the Most Valuable Player on Amhersts football team He graduated in 1926 and received the Howard Hill Mossman trophy for his outstanding contributions to Amherst sports Drew was always interested in science and wanted to pursue a medical career He attended medical school at McGill University in Montreal Canada He participated in sports while in medical school and won many championships He was captain of the track team and won the all-time top score at McGill in intercollegiate track competition Drew graduated from McGill in 1933 That year he won the annual prize in neuroanatomy the study of the structure of the nervous system and the Williams Prize passing an examination and scoring in the top five in his class He interned at the Royal Victoria and Montreal General Hospitals In 1935 he became an instructor in pathology at Howard University Medical School in Washington DC In addition to teaching he was assistant surgeon at Freedmens Hospital In 1938 he was awarded a Rockefeller fellowship to continue his studies at Columbia University in New York City He began a residency in surgery at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and devoted his research to studying blood transfusions and the storing of blood During his research he discovered that plasma which is the liquid portion of blood that does not contain cells could be dried and stored for an extended period of time without deteriorating This great discovery was noted worldwide In 1939 he received a grant from the Blood Transfusion Association and
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