(July 21, 2008)
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.
Founded in 1886, the Old North State Medical Society is the nation's second oldest association of black physicians and represents the interests of approximately 2,200 North Carolina physicians of African-American and ethnicities. The society works for equity in health care, equal opportunity for African-American and other health care professionals and equal care for blacks, other minorities and the poor.