Physicians to honour distinguished colleagues

Friday, September 13, 2013

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TWO distinguished Jamaican physicians, Dr Blossom Anglin-Brown and Dr Hopeton Falconer, are to be honoured at the annual President's Reception and Dinner of the Association of Consultant Physicians (ACPJ) tomorrow at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston.


Mathu Joyini, high commissioner of the Republic of South Africa to Jamaica, will be the guest speaker at the event -- one of three on the association's 11th Annual Symposium and Banquet programme.


Dr Anglin-Brown, the clinical director of the University Health Centre at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and Dr Falconer, a consultant physician at the Mandeville Regional Hospital and associate lecturer in the Department of Medicine at UWI, "are being honoured for their decades of dedicated service and their invaluable contributions in the field of medicine", ACPJ President Dr Rosemarie Wright-Pascoe said.


Meanwhile, the ACPJ Diary of Activities for 2013 kicks off today with the Associates Forum scheduled for 1:00 pm at the Main Medical Lecture Theatre at UWI. Later at 5:00 pm, Professor Carl Bazillions of Columbia University will deliver the Wilbert Jeffrey Smith Wilson Memorial Lecture titled "Sleep, Memory Loss and Epilepsy" .


On Sunday, the 11th Annual Symposium will take place at the Faculty of Medical Sciences, Teaching and Research Complex under the theme "Consults in Internal Medicine".




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