Arkansas Week

A Moment in Arkansas Black History: Dr. Edith Irby Jones

Clip: Season 40 Episode 5 | 1m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Learn how Edith Irby Jones became a medical pioneer, the first African American to attend and graduate from University of Arkansas for Medical Science (UAMS), the first female president of the National Medical Association and more in this special feature.

Aired: 02/18/22

Rating: NR

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