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Donna A. Patterson Ph.D.

Dr. Donna A. Patterson is Associate Professor of History and Director of Africana Studies. She is the author of Pharmacy in Senegal: Gender, Healing, and Entrepreneurship. She has published scholarly articles on pharmaceutical markets, women pharmacists and Ebola in the Journal of Women’s History, Anthropologie et Santé, and the Journal of Healthcare for the Poor and Underserved. Her forthcoming publications include an article on “Women in Senegal” for the Oxford Encyclopedia of African Women’s History, and an opinion on meeting global SDGs for the Journal of Global Health Reports. Dr. Patterson teaches courses in African, African American, and African Diaspora history and studies. She earned her Ph.D. in history at Indiana University-Bloomington.

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E-mail: dapatterson [at] desu.edu
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