2003 | Jane Brock-Wilson | Thomas Kent | Michael Lynn Brooks | Donald D. Masse’, M.D., A.C.O.G. | Ralph E. Mayerstein | John B. Scheumann | Catherine Weaver Beauchamp
Donald D. Masse', M.D., A.C.O.G.
Don attended Lincoln Grade School and graduated from Jefferson High School in 1952.
At Jeff, Don was a member of the marching band for four rears, Student Council, and Radio Club.
He lettered in track and football and was secretary-treasurer of his senior class.
Don attended Purdue University and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Pre-medicine in 1956.
After serving three years in the US Army in the Medical Corp 1957-1960, Don entered Marquette University School of Medicine in 1960, receiving his Doctor of Medicine degree in 1964.
Don went to Detroit, Michigan and served as Medical Intern at Receiving Hospital in 1964-65 and Resident in Obstetrics & Gynecology 1965-1969, serving as Chief Resident in 1969.
Don joined a renowned group of prestigious black physicians in 1969 that became known as "Vincent, Combs, Masse', and Shade, MD, PC".
Don because a fellow in The American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1970 and certified as a Diplomat, American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology in 1971.
Don was appointed to the faculty at Wayne State University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology as Adjunct Instructor on completion of his residency and subsequently was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor working with students, interns, and residents.
Don's hospital staff appointments included seven hospitals, and he served as Chairman, Department of OB/GYN at three, Kirwood General Hospital, Southwest Detroit Hospital, and St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital.
Don actively participated in several medical societies: Wayne County Medical Society
(member medical service board), Michigan State Medical Society
, Detroit Medical Society
(officer and board member), Wolverine State Medical Society
and National Medical Association
took time to speak to junior high students on Career Day and to classes at Oakland Community College and Detroit College of Business
Don served on the Board of Directors of Catholic Social Services of Wayne County.
He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Phi Chi Medical Fraternity, NAACP, DMC Men's Guild
, and several local organizations.