Thursday, April 7, 2016

MIT Major Milestone

Dr. Jennifer N. Rudd is a distinguished internal medicine physician with 40 years of experience. She is an MIT graduate, SB 1968 (Life Sciences) and accomplished a milestone within MIT's illustrious history. Upon her graduation, she was one of two African American women to have been the first to graduate from MIT*, one hundred years after the first graduating class in 1868.**

Jennifer Rudd, SB 1968 (Life Sciences), MIT.   MD 1976, New Jersey Medical School (NJMS), resident in internal medicine NJMS (1976-1979; emergency room physician, 1980 & 1982-1983, and employee health physician, 1982 United Hospitals Medical Center (UHMC), Newark; consulting gastroenterologist, North Jersey Community Union Clinic, 1984-1987; various ongoing staff appointments Since 1983, including at United Healthcare Systems (formerly UHMC), East Orange General Hospital.  

* Extract from Technology and the Dream:Reflections on the Black Experience at MIT,
   1941-1999, Clarence G. Williams, Ph.D.

     MIT's first graduating class, The Source, Fourth Annual Catalogue and Programme of the
       Course of Instruction of the MIT, 1868-69, p.10.
     MIT Corporation Records (AC 278), box 2, vol. 2, pp. 135-136.

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