Surgeon General Regina Benjamin to Speak at Meharry Medical College Convocation

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Meharry Medical College Convocation 2010: Monday, October 4, 2010

Surgeon General Regina Benjamin to Speak at Meharry Medical College Convocation

WHO:
Surgeon General Regina Benjamin

WHAT:
Dr. Benjamin will address students at the Meharry Medical College 135th Convocation Ceremony. Held annually in the fall, Meharry’s convocation ceremony marks the beginning of the academic year and celebrates the scholarly success of students and faculty.

WHEN:
9:30 a.m., Monday, October 4, 2010

WHERE:
Outdoor Amphitheater, intersection of Albion St. and 21st Ave. North

ABOUT:
Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., MBA is the 18th Surgeon General of the United States Public Health Service. As America’s Doctor, she provides the public with the best scientific information available to improve their health. Dr. Benjamin oversees the operational command of 6,500 uniformed health officers. She is founder and former CEO of the Bayou La Batre Rural Health Clinic in Alabama and former Associate Dean for Rural Health at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile.

MEDIA OPPORTUNITIES:
Dr. Benjamin will be available for media interviews before Convocation. To schedule interviews, contact Stacey Nickens 615.775.8601 or snickens(at)mmc(dot)edu or Gayle Starling-Mevlivn at 615.327.6033 gmelvin(at)mmc(dot)edu.

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