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People & Perspectives: Warren K. Ashe, PhD - My Path to the NIH

Dr. Ashe describes his early childhood growing up in the segregated south. He discusses his time in the military and his journey through undergraduate studies at Howard University, to a job at the NIH where he became the first African-American Senior Scientific Advisor. (November, 2013)

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