Ohio State University celebrates Black History Month by spotlighting two Black medical innovators

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — In honor of Black History Month, the Ohio State Medical Heritage Center is highlighting two Ohio natives who played integral roles in defining what innovation and determination looks like in medicine.

As a certified medical history illustrator at The Ohio State University, Anthony Baker is used to drawing veins, arteries and organs. He is usually able to As a certified medical history illustrator at The Ohio State University, Anthony Baker is used to drawing veins, arteries and organs. He can usually work with color, shade and depth, but for the 2024 Local Luminaries Coloring Book, all he had was lines.

“The extra lines, the thicker lines were used to create the overall shapes of the head and the body,” said Anthony Baker. “Thinner lines were used for subtle features, contours of the head and the ears, things like that.”

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