Three are Named to Faculty at LSU Medical School Here
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Sunday, July 13, 1969 THE SHREVEPORT TIMES THREE NEW MEMBERS of the Loui-siana State University Medical School in Shreveport are (left to right) Dr. Mark S. Wicks, Dr. Richard Don Brown and Dr. Kermit A. Gaar Jr. Announce-ment of their appointment was made by Dr. Edgar Hull, dean of the school. Three Are Named to Faculty At LSU Medical School Here Three new faculty members of the Louisiana State University Medical School in Shreveport lave been named by Dr. Edgar Hull, dean of the school. They are Dr. Richard Don Brown, who is assistant profes-sor in the Department of Phar-macology and Therapeutics, and an associate member of the graduate faculty at the LSU Medical Center; Dr. Kermit A. Gaar Jr., assistant professor in he Department of Physiology and Biophysics, and Dr. Mark S. Wicks, instructor in the Depart-ment of Anatomy. Dr. Brown is a former instruc-tor in the Department of Phar-macology at LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. He was educated at Louisiana College where he received the B.S. degree in chemistry, -and LSU Medical Center, where he was awarded the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in pharmacology. His special area of research Is functions of the central nervous system and he has done work on "the process of hearing and the influence of drugs on this sensory function." Four of his research papers have been published in interna-tional scientific journals and he has presented reports of his findings at several scientific meetings. Dr. Brown and his wife, Fronie are natives of Louisiana, and they have one son, seven-month-old Richard D. Brown Jr. Dr. Brown is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Brown of Pollock, while Mrs. Brown's parents are Mr. and Mrs. H. V. Taylor off Lecompte. Dr. Brown is a Mason and a deacon in the Southern Baptist Church. A native of Chicago. Dr. Wicksl was educated at Spring' Hill College, Mobile, Ala., where he received the B..S. degree and the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, were he re-ceived the M.S. and Ph.D degrees. He comes to LSU from the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, where he was an instructor of anatomy. His special research interests are in the area of heart and blood vessel damage following the use of certain dietary fats. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Association of Anatom-ists and Sigma Xi. A former member of the faculty at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Dr. Gaar is a 1951 graduate of Bossier High School. He .was awarded the B.A. degree in biology and the B.S. degree in pharmacy from the University of Mississippi; the M.S. in pharma-cology from the University of Arkansas Medical Center, and the Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. Dr. Gaar is married to the former Shirley Jean Taylor of Winnfield and they have three daughters. Dr. Gaar is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kermit A. Gaar Sr. of Shreveport.
|Title||Three are Named to Faculty at LSU Medical School Here|
Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport, La.)
Brown, Richard Don
Gaar, Kermit A., Jr.
Wicks, Mark S.
|Notes||Photos of Dr. Mark Wicks, Dr. Richard Don Brown, and Dr. Kermit Gaar|
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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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