Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Dr. Adams Presents Frazer/Leigh Memorial Lecture


David B. Adams, M.D., F.A.C.S., professor and interim chairman of the department of surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, S.C., recently presented two lectures at the University of South Alabama Medical Center.

Dr. Adams earned a doctor of medicine degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Va. Following his residency in general surgery at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Portsmouth, Va., Dr. Adams served successively as chief of surgery at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and chief of surgery at the U.S. Naval Hospital in Charleston, S.C.

While at MUSC, Dr. Adams has served as medical director at the One West Trauma Center; program director for the graduate general surgery residency educational program; and director of the MUSC annual postgraduate course in surgery.

This annual Memorial Lectureship is given to honor the legacies of Dr. Emmett B. Frazer and Dr. Milton M. Leigh as leaders in clinical service and graduate surgical education in the Mobile community.

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