Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science

CDU Holds Immigration Reform Event

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science’s 9th Annual President’s Breakfast takes place on Thursday, Feb. 29, at the Colburn School’s Zipper Hall, located at 200 S. Grand Ave., in Los Angeles, announced Dr. David M. Carlisle, CDU president.

Centennial High School Hosts 12th Annual Compton Walk for a Cure

On October 7, the 12th Annual Compton Walk for a Cure was held at Centennial High School. According to event co-founder Satra Zurita, “The walk was an opportunity for the community to come together to unite and raise awareness about breast cancer.”

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Directs Over $2 Million of Federal Funding to Student Financial Relief

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in South Los Angeles, one of the nation’s four historically Black medical schools and a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, has allocated more than $2 million of Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) authorized in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to provide financial relief directly to students, it was announced by David M. Carlisle, president and CEO of CDU.

CDU Receives $20 Million Donation from Philanthropist Scott

Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott has made a $20 million donation to Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in South Los Angeles, one of the nation’s four historically Black medical schools and a member of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities.

In Dr. King’s Honor, California Black Health Leaders Call for Urgent Action During COVID-19 Crisis

“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhumane.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. African American health leaders joined Covered California to reflect on the life and legacy of civil rights icon Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and with the final deadline in the current open enrollment period coming up, to urge Black Californians to sign up for comprehensive coverage through Covered California or Medi-Cal. Doctors David Carlisle and Kim Rhoads, along with Rhonda Smith of the California Black Health Network, say Dr. King’s words on the injustice in healthcare are still profound