Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 5, Number 1, Spring, 1993 Page: 38
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Dr Onesimo Hernandez: Mexican American Pioneer
By Jane Guzman
As the first Mexican American to graduate from Southwestern Medical School
and the first to be admitted to the medical staff of St. Paul's Hospital, Onesimo
Hernandez opened doors that led to improved health care for Mexican Americans
throughout Dallas. But in a forty-year career embracing political action as well as
medicine, he has managed to improve the lives of Mexican Americans in many
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