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Treadwell to lead medical society

Dr. Edward Treadwell
Dr. Edward Treadwell
GREENVILLE, N.C.  (June 21, 2011)  —  Dr. Edward Treadwell, a rheumatologist and professor of medicine at the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, was installed as president of the Old North State Medical Society at the organization’s annual meeting June 18 in Greensboro. His 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.

 


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