Howard University Mourns The Passing Of Dr. Robert A. Copeland

Dr. Robert CopelandDr. Robert A. Copeland, Jr., was a leading American ophthalmologist who helped the profession deepen its understanding of disparities and broaden its international reach. Dr. Copeland was the founding chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Howard University College of Medicine. He passed on the evening of Monday, April 11, 2016. He is survived by his wife Candie Copeland and children Kennedie Copeland, Robert Copeland, III, and Lucas Copeland.