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Frelix Assumes Leadership Role

Dr. Gloria Frelix, a clinical assistant professor of radiation oncology at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, has been elected president of the Old North State Medical Society.


Frelix was elected June 13 and sworn in July 19. Her term lasts two years.

The Old North State Medical Society is the nation’s oldest association of black physicians.

Founded in 1886, the society works for equity in health care, equal opportunity for African-American health care professionals and equal care for blacks, other minorities and the poor.

This page originally appeared in the Aug. 29, 2008 issue of Pieces of Eight. Complete issue is archived at