2009 Richard H. Whitehead Lecture

Dr. Arrel Toews will deliver the lecture, "To Make the Best Better: Farm Stories, Deep Thinkers, Good Doctors."

When Aug 19, 2009
from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM
Where 2204 MBRB
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-966-9405
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"To Make the Best Better-Farm Stories, Deep Thinkers, Good Doctors"
given by
Arrel D. Toews, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Wednesday, August  19, 2009
12 - 1 p.m.
Reception following the lecture
Medical Biomolecular Research Building (room 2204)

The Whitehead Medical Society, the student government of the School of Medicine, is named in honor of Richard H. Whitehead, M.D. who served as Dean from 1890 to 1905. The Whitehead Lecture was established in 1947 to recognize the high standards and leadership of Dr. Whitehead. It has been an annual event since 1980.

The lecturer is chosen by the Whitehead Council, Whitehead Medical Society’s governing body of elected officers. The selection is based on qualities of leadership, dedication, and devotion to medicine and teaching. A certificate is given in recognition of distinguished contribution to the science and art of medicine designating the recipient an Honorary Member of the Whitehead Society.

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