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April 25, 2013 - Dr. Marc E. Mitchell to Present Frazer/Leigh Memorial Lecture

Dr. Marc E. Mitchell, James D. Hardy professor and chair of the surgery department at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, will present two CME accredited lectures in May.

Both talks are open to all medical professionals and are made possible through the Dr. Emmett B. Frazer and Dr. Milton M. Leigh Endowments at the University of South Alabama department of surgery.

Dr. Mitchell will present the first lecture, “Acute Arterial Thromboembolic Disease,” on May 2, 2013. There will be a reception starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the lecture at 7:30 p.m. at the USA Faculty Club on USA’s main campus.

His second lecture, titled “Surgical Education,” will take place May 3, 2013, at 7 a.m. at the conference room located on the second floor of the USA Medical Center at 2451 Fillingim St.

Dr. Mitchell earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. His research interests include pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, epidemiology of vascular disease and endovascular surgery.

Dr. Mitchell is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a distinguished fellow of the Society for Vascular Surgery, and a member of numerous surgical societies. He has published numerous original articles, editorials and book chapters.

This annual memorial lecture, funded by community surgeons and the USA Department of Surgery, is given to honor the legacy of Dr. Emmett B. Frazer and Dr. Milton M. Leigh as leaders in clinical service and graduate surgical education in the Mobile community.

For more information on both lectures, contact the surgery department at (251) 471-7993.

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