Sion "Bill" Carter MD '87, Chair, MCOM Alumni Society Board: Dr. Sion "Bill" Carter, radiologist and Chair of the MCOM Alumni Society Board, participated in a legacy ceremony with his daughter on May 6 at Emory University in Atlanta just prior to her graduation. Bethany majored in Philosophy & Religion and minored in Spanish and is a third generation Emory graduate, following in her father and grandfather's footsteps.
Brian Derby MD '07 has been awarded board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is a plastic surgeon at Sarasota Plastic Surgery Center in Sarasota, Florida. Read more about Dr. Derby by clicking here and read more about his certification here.
C. Scott Mahan MD '93, Division Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC, was featured as USF's February Book of the Month for the "Contributions to the Field" collection for his book, "Are You Afraid of Snakes? A Doctor's Exploration of Alternative Medicine." Read more about the book and Dr. Mahan by clicking here.
Rahul Mehra MD, MCOM Alumni Society Board Director: Dr. Rahul Mehra, co-founder, chief executive officer, and chief medical officer of MehraVista Health, LLC, an employee health and wellness management firm and a director on the MCOM Alumni Society Board, was honored at the College of Charleston Alumni Awards Gala. The Alumni Awards Gala recognizes alumni "whose accomplishments in their chosen fields have brought honor to the College, showcasing the rolethe College has played in their lives as well as the impact they have had on society." Dr. Mehra, a 1983 graduate, received the Pre-Medical Society's Outstanding Service Award in Medicine. Read more about Dr. Mehra's background, involvement in the field and impact on his community on the Alumni Awards Gala website or watch Dr. Mehra's acceptance speech online.
Brian Williams MD '01, FACS, Dallas trauma surgeon and associate professor of surgery at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, spoke at the USF Diversity Lectures Series titled Reflection at the Intersection of Race and Medicine, addressing race relations and how they have shaped his life, citing the recent Dallas police shooting in 2016. On the event: "The main point I want the students to take away from my experience is that you cannot remain silent. Without good people speaking up to take a stance, they will continue to occur unabated.” Read about and watch Dr. William's Diversity Lectures Series feature on the USF Health News site.