Centenary Seminar Set on Pre-Med
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Centenary Seminar Set On Pre-Med Two Shreveport physicians, Dr. Rod M. Yeager and Dr. W. Juan Watkins, both former students of Centenary College, head a list of speakers who will discuss all aspects of pre-medical education at a seminar for junior and senior high school students at Centenary Nov. 9-10. . Over 150 high school students from a six state area have already accepted in-vitations to attend, and registrations are still being accepted by Dr. Charles Lowrey at telephone number 869-5146. There is a $5 per person charge for meals and materials for the two-day seminar. Dr. Watkins, associated with the medical corporation of Drs. Pou, Quinn and Watkins and a 1957 graduate of Cen-tenary, will speak at a dinner meeting at the Centenary Dining Hall the opening night on the topic, "Religion, Ethics and Medicine." His talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the same topic by Grayson Watson, director of develop-ment and church relations, Robert Ed Taylor, chaplain, and Dr. Webb D. Pomeroy, chairman of the department of religion, all from Centenary. Dr. Yeager, director of the Con- '.federate Memorial Medical Center and a 1961 graduate of Centenary College, will deliver the keynote address at a noon luncheon on the second day. During the second day morning's session, five former Centenary pre-medical students will discuss topics of interest to high school students preparing for careers in medicine. John Salisbury, a 1972 graduate of Tulane School of Medicine, will discuss, "Choosing a Pre-Medical College;" Steve Heard, a junior at Tulane School of Medicine, will talk on "The Pre- Medical Curriculum with a Biology Major;" Peter Kastl, also a junior at Tulane School of Medicine, will speak on "The Pre-Medical Curriculum with a Chemistry Major;" Charles Leach, a Centenary senior and president of the Alpha Epsilon Delta pre-medical frater-nity, will comment on "The Process of Choosing a Medical School;" and John Carrington, a senior at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, will discuss "The Medical School Curriculum." Following lunch the final day, the participants will listen to discussions featuring science professors, medical students and undergraduate pre-medical students at Centenary. Dr. Rosemary Seidler, pre-medical adviser, Dr. Robert Deufel, chairman of, Dr. Rod M. Yeager Dr. W. Juan Watkins the biology department, and Dr. Charles Lowrey, registrar, all of Centenary, will participate. On the opening day at 9 p.m. there will be an informal meeting of area doc-tors and dentists who are Centenary alumni, with the visiting students and participants in the program. The seminar is part of an on-going Centenary program designed to give high school juniors and seniors infor-mation they will find helpful in the pur-suit of careers in the field of medicine.
|Title||Centenary Seminar Set on Pre-Med|
Yeager, Rodric M.
Watkins, W. Juan
Centenary College (Shreveport, La.)
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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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