Dr. Pearl Tang: Path Breaker in Public Health with Mary Melcher

Dorothy Powell Senior Center 405 E 6th St, Casa Grande, AZ, United States

In 1960, Dr. Pearl Mao Tang became chief of the Maricopa County Bureau of Maternal and Child Health. A Chinese American, who had fought to obtain a medical license in Arizona, Tang was instrumental in lowering the infant mortality rate in the state’s most populous county. Working in the Phoenix metropolitan area and rural Maricopa […]


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