Track & Field

Lillian Greene-Chamberlain, Ph.D


  • First U.S. national champion in the 800m
  • First African-American woman to represent the U.S. in the 400m and 800m in international competitions
  • Three-time U.S. national champion and American record holder
  • Pan American Games champion
  • Three-time U.S. All-American national team member
  • Named one of the 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America (2007)
  • Served on President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (2006-2008)
  • Former Women’s Sports Foundation Trustee