SMS Cites Black for Medical Work
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Saturday, Dec. 7, 1974 THE SHREVEPORT TIMES (Times Photo by Gerald McCarty) (Times Photo bv Gerald McCarty) Dr. C. L. Black (left) and Dr. W. P. Butler . . . cited for outstanding contributions Gordon Maxcy (right) Gets Special Award . . . from outgoing president Dr. Albert Hand SMS Cites Black For Medical Work Presentation of the annual award to a physician who has made outstanding con-tributions to the advancement in medicine in Shreveport was made last night to Dr. Charles L. Black by the Shreveport Medical Society (SMS). Award presentations, speech by Col. Gerald Carr, NASA astronaut who commanded the Skylab IV mission, and in-stallation of new officers and board members highlighted the annual banquet. Two special awards, given for the first time this year, went to Dr. Willis P. Butler, Caddo Parish coroner, and Gordon William Maxcy, direc-tor of photography and il-lustrations sections of Con-federate Memorial Medical Center. Dr. and Mrs. Albert Hand were given a special plaque in honor of their service to the society during Dr. Hand's tenure as president. He is im-mediate past president. Dr. Butler's award was for Special Community Con-tribution in Forensic Medicine. Dr. Butler came out of retirement in 1973 to take the coroner's position and was later elected to the post, which he had held for 54 years previously. Maxcy's award was given in appreciation of his "Out-standing Photography and Service ' for the Shreveport Medical Society" from 1952-1974. Maxcy has held his post at CMMC for 26 years and has won numerous medical photography awards. He is a registered senior biological photographer with the Biological Photographers Association, Inc. Dr Black, who has been a member of the society since 1946, is a surgeon and is a diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and fellow of the American College of Surgeons. e has held posts in state, regional and local profes-sional committees, including serving on the board of direc-tors of the Mexican-Indian Training Center in 1968. A medical missionary in West Africa in 1950, Dr. Black also served as a medical mis-sionary in South America in 1954 and was among the Bap-tist Alliance Medical World Tour in the fall of 1958. A former SMS president, Dr. Black has also been a member of the board of the American Cancer Society. In addition to the awards presented, Dr. Albert' L. Bicknell assumed the presidency of the organization from Dr. Hand. Other officers are Dr. Hebert Tucker, president - elect; Dr. William A. Mc- Bride Jr., first vice president; Dr. William C. Kalmbach Jr., second vice president; Dr. A. L. Wedgeworth Jr., secretary; Dr. Neil Walker, treasurer; Dr. Clarence Webb, historian. Board members are Dr. Jean C. Brierre, Dr. Michael Ellis, Dr. Carl Goodman, Dr. C. M. Pasquier, Dr. Fred L. Price, Dr. Adrian Reed and Dr. Ben Singletary.
|Title||SMS Cites Black for Medical Work|
Shreveport Medical Society (Shreveport, La.)
Black, Charles Lester, Sr., 1913-2010
Butler, Willis P.
Hand, Albert M.
Hand, Albert M. (Mrs.)
|Notes||Photos of Dr. Charles L. Black, Dr. Willis P. Butler, Gordon Maxcy, and Dr. Albert Hand|
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|Source||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Medical Library (http://lib.sh.lsuhsc.edu)|
|Coverage-Spatial||Shreveport (Caddo, La.)|
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