Health Sciences Campus

White coat ceremony to be Friday, Aug. 12

GREENVILLE, N.C.  (Aug. 5, 2011)  —  The Class of 2015 of the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University will be welcomed officially at noon Friday, Aug. 12, during the annual white coat ceremony.

The event will be in the auditorium of the Brody Medical Sciences Building.

The class includes three Brody Scholars, Sunny Darji of Charlotte, Scott Gremillion of Raleigh and Marlana Sheridan of Roanoke Rapids. The scholarship program pays tuition and living expenses and encourages participants to design their own summer enrichment program that can include travel abroad.

Also in the class is Tiffany Lee of Greenville, who received a Fullerton Scholarship worth $20,000 a year.

Dr. Benjamin Gersh, a faculty member in family medicine and psychiatric medicine and a 2006 graduate of the Brody School of Medicine, will address the new medical students.

Contact: Doug Boyd | 252-744-2482