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Dean Hoppmann honors med school faculty, staff

Contact: Margaret Lamb 803.777.5400; Margaret@mailbox.sc.edu

Ten faculty and staff affiliated with the University of South Carolina School of Medicine have been awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Service Medal.

School of Medicine Dean Richard Hoppmann presented the awards, which recognize outstanding contributions to students, patient care, the community and the medical school, Wednesday (Oct 12).

“When you have such wonderful, talented people as these individuals, you can rest assured that the University of South Carolina School of Medicine is in very good hands,” Hoppmann said. “Each of these individuals has had an impact on patient care and students’ success and been a role model, not just for people going into medicine, but also for their colleagues and everyone whose lives they have touched.”

Honorees are Dr. Wayne Carver, professor in the department of cell and developmental biology and anatomy and director of the SOM Graduate Program; Dr. Jeanette Ford, registrar and administrator in the Office of Admissions, Dr. Deborah Greenhouse, clinical associate professor and a physician in the department of pediatrics; John Magill, a clinical professor in the department of neuropsychiatry and behavioral science and director of the S.C. Department of Mental Health; Dr. Tan Platt, a clinical professor and a physician in the department of family and preventive medicine; Dr. Jim Raymond, senior vice president and chief medical officer of Palmetto Health and associate dean and professor of clinical medicine; Dr. Rodney Reid, a clinical faculty member and associate chief of medicine at the Dorn VA Medical Center; Dr. Leigh Watson, director of the internal medicine clerkship at the USC School of Medicine Greenville; Robert Watson, director of the Office of Information Technology; Maggie Wentzky, medical student services coordinator at the USC School of Medicine Greenville.

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