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Watkins, Neuzil named VUSM Distinguished Alumni » Watkins portrait 2008 JH00 copy

Levi Watkins Jr., M.D.

Dr. Levi Watkins, a professor of cardiac surgery and associate dean of the Johns Hopkins University’s School of Medicine, was the first African American to enroll at and graduate from the Vanderbilt Medical School. He is pictured here in front of Light Hall Thursday, October 23, 2008. Photo by Joe Howell