Black History Month Spotlight: Dr. Solomon Fuller

Solomon Carter Fuller, M.D., was among the first known black psychiatrists and a pioneer among Alzheimer’s Champions. The grandson of a slave, Dr. Fuller worked alongside Dr. Alois Alzheimer, who discovered the traits of the disease in 1901. Dr. Fuller is responsible for countless contributions to the field as a researcher and educator. The Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center in Boston is named in his honor.

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