A black and white portrait of Jack White wearing a suit and tie.

Jack E. White, who was director of the Howard University Cancer Research Center and chairman of the Department of Oncology at Howard University’s College of Medicine, made outstanding contributions to cancer research. He was a recipient of an award from the American Cancer Society for Outstanding Service to the Cause of Cancer Control. Dr. White was a member of the National Academy of Medicine and the American Association for Cancer Research.

Additional Information

The Jack E. White Award

“Cancers That Affect Blacks the Most,” Ebony, April 1978, p. 127 [Google Books]

Jack E. White obituary from The Washington Post

Birth - Death

1921 - 1988