Watch: MCG celebrates Dr. John T. Harper as a trailblazing student

John Harper

Dr. John Harper, a board certified orthopedic surgeon, practiced for many years in the Atlanta area before retiring in 2008.

In addition to his accomplished career in health care, he was known for being one of Augusta University’s trailblazing students.

Mrs. Agnes Harper shares her late husband’s story of being one of the first Black students to attend the Medical College of Georgia

Learn more about AU’s campus history.

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