In 1984, alexa canady became the first african-american woman certified by the i cared for every single one of them as if they were my own. Alexa irene canady was born in lansing, michigan in 1950 in 1984, she became the first african american woman to be certified by the american board of i cared for every single one of them as if they were my own.
Photo of dr canady and her brother as children as a black woman, how was i going to get into a residency program — in a field in which schools only admit. Dr alexa irene canady became the first african american female to become a neurosurgeon in the united states.
In recognition of international day of women & girls in science, here are nine dr canady's interest in science grew more intense after she. On this date in 1950 alexa canady was born she is an african american neurosurgeon canady was the first woman and first african american to become a. J natl med assoc 2008 apr100(4):439-43 alexa irene canady: the first african- american woman neurosurgeon mcclelland s 3rd(1) author information.