Wednesday, February 11, 2015

College of Medicine Hosts Charlie Baugh Dawg Day

Dr. Lawrence LeClaire, assistant professor of biochemistry at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, holds a hot dog hot off the grill during the celebration of Dawg Day in the College of Medicine courtyard Feb. 6, 2015.
The University of South Alabama College of Medicine held its Charlie Baugh Dawg Day on Feb. 6, 2015. Students and faculty gathered for the annual celebration, which is held in memory of Dr. Charles M. Baugh, who served as dean at the USA College of Medicine on two separate occasions.

The Medical Alumni Association sponsors the Basic Medical Sciences Student Organization (BMSSO) in holding Dawg Day. Free hotdogs and snacks were provided to honor Dr. Baugh and his love of hot dogs.

Dr. Charles M. Baugh served twice as dean of the USA College of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs. He began his career at USA in 1973 as a charter member of the medical school faculty and as professor and chair of biochemistry. In 1976, Dr. Baugh was named associate dean for basic medical sciences. In addition, Dr. Baugh was involved in the creation of the USA Health Services Foundation, the South Alabama Medical Sciences Foundation, PrimeHealth, and in the development of USA's biomedical library which bears his name.

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