Monthly Archives: May 2008

Alice Ball honored by U.H. 0

The young African American researcher who pioneered the first effective treatment for Hansen’s Disease–but received little credit for it–was honored by the University of Hawai‘i almost ninety years after her death. Alice Ball was awarded the Regents’ Medal of Distinction for her achievements in a ceremony emceed by U.H. Dean Emeritus Miles M. Jackson, pictured [...]