Dr. Myra Adele Logan (1908 to 1977), was an African-American surgeon and the first woman in the world to perform open heart surgery in 1943. She was also and the first African-American woman elected a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She was a pioneering doctor known for her skills and humanitarianism.
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