Dr. Parham will be honored May 14 for a career dedicated to improving the lives of women around the world.


Dr. Groesbeck Parham, a professor of gynecologic oncology at UNC OB-GYN based in Zambia, will receive the Doctor of Science, honoris causa, at Southern Methodist University’s commencement exercises on May 14.

In 2013, four SMU students traveled with President George Bush, Laura Bush and SMU Global Health Professor Eric Bing to volunteer with Dr. Parham in Zambia. Other SMU students also have worked with Dr. Parham to develop cervical cancer research applications.

Dr. Parham is also a member of UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Read more about Dr. Parham’s work and this honor here.