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RICHARD ALLEN WILLIAMS, M.D.

Richard Allen Williams, M.D. graduated from Harvard University with honors, received his M.D. degree from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center with distinction, and performed a Cardiology Fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Williams has a long list of pioneering accomplishments: He founded the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC) in November 1978 and served as ABC president for the next 10 years. He also authored the pioneering work on diseases affecting the Black population which he published in the 900-page Textbook of Black Related Diseases (1975). In 1987, Dr. Williams established the Minority Health Institute, which is designed to improve health care for Blacks and other minorities. In 2001 Dr. Williams was named one of the 100 best doctors in America by Black Enterprise magazine. Dr. Williams is a renowned jazz trumpeter and plays professionally around the world.