Betty Elaine Collette
Betty Collette on the cover of Jet magazine
April 3, 1958
|Born||December 5, 1930|
Asheville, North Carolina
|Died||March 6, 1986(aged 98)|
|Alma mater||Morgan State College, Catholic University|
Betty Elaine Collette (December 5, 1930 - February 5, 2017) was a veterinary pathologist from Asheville, North Carolina. She attended Stephens-Lee High School, earned her bachelor's degree in biology from Morgan State University, and her Ph.D. in bacteriology from Catholic University of America. Collette was the only African-American pathology researcher at Georgetown University School of Medicine in the 1950s. Her research focused on hypertension in animals. Later in her career, she was a professor at Howard University.
- Warren, Wini (1999). Black Women Scientists in the United States. Indiana University Press. ISBN 0253336031.
- Company, Johnson Publishing (1958-04-03). Jet. Johnson Publishing Company.
- "Obituary for Dr. Betty E. Collette at Ray Funeral And Cremation Service". www.rayandallenfuneralservice.com. Retrieved 2017-06-06.