Drs. George and Dazelle Simpson, a husband-and-wife team who practiced medicine in Overtown and Liberty City for more than 40 years. She was the first black board-certified pediatrician in Florida, and the first black pediatrician at Jackson Memorial. He was Jackson’s first black surgeon.
Drs. George and Dazelle Simpson, a husband-and-wife team who practiced medicine in Overtown and Liberty City for more than 40 years. She was the first black board-certified pediatrician in Florida, and the first black pediatrician at Jackson Memorial. He was Jackson’s first black surgeon. Donna E. Natale Planas Miami Herald file photo
Drs. George and Dazelle Simpson, a husband-and-wife team who practiced medicine in Overtown and Liberty City for more than 40 years. She was the first black board-certified pediatrician in Florida, and the first black pediatrician at Jackson Memorial. He was Jackson’s first black surgeon. Donna E. Natale Planas Miami Herald file photo

Couple who broke racial barriers in 1950s return to see their hospital turn 100

June 25, 2018 07:31 PM