Dr. Jane Cook Wright

STEM Career: Physician – a medical doctor

Significant Contribution/s: Along with her father, Dr. Louis Wright, discovered and developed chemicals that attack and destroy cancer cells, called chemotherapeutic agents

Birth: November 30, 1919

Death: February 19, 2013

Learn more:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jane_C._Wright

https://cfmedicine.nlm.nih.gov/physicians/biography_336.html

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/wright-jane-cooke-1919

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