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Department Chairs--The Early Years

Biographical and bibliographical information on the university's department chairs from the historical past.

M. Alfred Haynes, MD, MPH, Founding Chair, Department of Community Medicine, 1969-1975

M. Alfred Haynes, MD, MPH


Dr. Haynes biography below is from the Fifteenth Annual Commencement program booklet, dated June 5, 1999. A presentation was made in his honor as President Emeritus.


1: Haynes MA. Reflections on programs designed to reduce cancer disparities.
Cancer. 2006 Oct 15;107(8 Suppl):1936-8. PubMed PMID: 16929484.

2: Prout GR Jr, Wesley MN, Greenberg RS, Chen VW, Brown CC, Miller AW, Weinstein
RS, Robboy SJ, Haynes MA, Blacklow RS, Edwards BK. Bladder cancer: race
differences in extent of disease at diagnosis. Cancer. 2000 Sep 15;89(6):1349-58.
PubMed PMID: 11002231.

3: Wu LY, Semenya KA, Hardy RE, Hargreaves MK, Robinson SB, Pederson L, Sung JF,
Haynes MA. Cancer rate differentials between blacks and whites in three
metropolitan areas: a 10-year comparison. J Natl Med Assoc. 1998 Jul;90(7):410-6.
PubMed PMID: 9685776; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2608358.

4: Robinson SB, Ashley M, Haynes MA. Attitude of African-Americans regarding
prostate cancer clinical trials. J Community Health. 1996 Apr;21(2):77-87. PubMed
PMID: 8728357.

5: Robinson SB, Ashley M, Haynes MA. Attitudes of African Americans regarding
screening for prostate cancer. J Natl Med Assoc. 1996 Apr;88(4):241-6. PubMed
PMID: 8648660; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2608049.

6: Haynes MA, Bernard LJ. Drew/Meharry/Morehouse Consortium Cancer Center: an
approach to targeted research in minority institutions. J Natl Med Assoc. 1992
Jun;84(6):505-11. PubMed PMID: 1608062; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2637728.

7: Haynes MA, Wolde-Tsadik G, Brown CP, Semenya K, Ahmed OI, McGrady GA. Cancer
rate differentials between blacks and whites of three metropolitan areas. J Natl
Med Assoc.
1989 Mar;81(3):237-41. PubMed PMID: 2709426; PubMed Central PMCID:

8: Lewis CE, Haynes MA, Susser M, Olive D. The role of academic medicine in
patient education. Panel discussion: implementing changes within the academic
medical center. Bull N Y Acad Med. 1985 Mar;61(2):203-11. PubMed PMID: 3857094;
PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1911825.

9: Haynes MA. The role of academic medicine in patient education. Implementing
change: a view from a medical school. Bull N Y Acad Med. 1985 Mar;61(2):184-8.
PubMed PMID: 3857092; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1911831.

10: Haynes MA. Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School. West J Med. 1984
Feb;140(2):308-10. PubMed PMID: 6730487; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1021640.

11: Haynes MA. Black leadership in medicine. J Natl Med Assoc. 1980
Apr;72(4):313-4. PubMed PMID: 7365818; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2552425.

12: Haynes MA. Community medicine in California. Drew Postgraduate Medical
School. Calif Med. 1973 Apr;118(4):79-81. PubMed PMID: 4692188; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC1455028.

13: Haynes MA, Gottlieb P, Lewis S. Health problems in the Martin Luther King,
Jr., Hospital Service area. Implications for a Community Medicine Program. Calif
1973 Apr;118(4):105-9. PubMed PMID: 4692173; PubMed Central PMCID:

14: Haynes MA. Professionals and the community confront change. Am J Public
Health Nations Health.
1970 Mar;60(3):519-23. PubMed PMID: 5461532; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC1348815.

15: Haynes MA. The distribution of black physicians in the United States, 1967. J
Natl Med Assoc.
1969 Nov;61(6):470-3. PubMed PMID: 5359194; PubMed Central PMCID:

16: Haynes MA. The National Medical Association's health program for the inner
city. J Natl Med Assoc. 1968 Sep;60(5):420-3. PubMed PMID: 5678914; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC2611506.