The Memoir of Joseph Pierce Braud, Md: His Life Journey on the Gravel Road and Beyond

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The Memoir of Joseph Pierce Braud, Md: His Life Journey on the Gravel Road and Beyond

The Memoir of Joseph Pierce Braud, Md: His Life Journey on the Gravel Road and Beyond

Editorial: iUniverse
ISBN
9bcc1ca9-02ee-3b15-8567-8f44441e1d49
pThis memoir highlights a compelling story of tragedy and triumph during the Jim Crow and separate but equal era in the Deep South./ppThe book traces the evolution of Joseph Pierce Braud, from his humble birthplace in A-Bend in Ascension Parish to his graduation from Howard University Medical School in 1958 and thereafter./ppBraud overcame the death of his father and helped support the family by scrapping rice and potatoes and shining shoes on Carrollton Street in New Orleans. During the 1930s and 1940s, his family received only 18 per month for seven siblings./ppBefore earning his medical degree from Howard University Medical School in 1958, Braud helped his siblings obtain a college education. Subsequently, he opened his medical practice in New Orleans and held a staff position at Flint-Goodridge Hospital of Dillard University./ppFrom Brookstown with its 300 residents, Dr. Braud paved the way for six members of his Braud Family Group to become Medical Doctors, including (14) BS degrees, (4) Masters Degrees, (1) Juris Doctorate, (1) Doctor of Philosophy, and (1) nurse./ppFind out how Braud beat the odds to earn his education and pave the way for other Blacks to enter the medical field./p
  • Categoría BISAC BIO026000
  • Formato Ebook
  • Idioma Inglés
  • Año 2022
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