White Coat Day 2018

For these beginning students in Meharry Medical College’s School of Medicine, School of Dentistry and School of Graduate Studies and Research, the White Coat ceremony is the start of a course of study toward a profession in health care.  Here are a few scenes from this year’s White Coat Day.

 

Samuel Adunyah, Ph.D., assists new School of Medicine student Morgan O’Neal with her new white coat.

Samuel Adunyah, Ph.D., assists new School of Medicine student Morgan O’Neal with her new white coat.

 

Brenda Lemus, M.D., assistant dean of clinical research, addresses the Class of 2022 during School of Medicine White Coat Day.

Brenda Lemus, M.D., assistant dean of clinical research, addresses the Class of 2022 during School of Medicine White Coat Day.

 

New School of Medicine students (left to right) Rebecca Yang, Erika S. Johnson, and Kenyada I.T. Williams wait to don their new white coats during ceremonies.

New School of Medicine students (left to right) Rebecca Yang, Erika S. Johnson, and Kenyada I.T. Williams wait to don their new white coats during ceremonies.

 

After ceremonies for the School of Dentistry, new dental student Eiriny N. Meshreky gets a lift from her father.

After ceremonies for the School of Dentistry, new dental student Eiriny N. Meshreky gets a lift from her father.

 

Dr. Julie Gray, assistant dean for student affairs and assistant professor in the School of Dentistry, congratulates Wafa Hamid.

Dr. Julie Gray, assistant dean for student affairs and assistant professor in the School of Dentistry, congratulates Wafa Hamid.

 

Meharry President James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D., helps new dental student Fabian L. Fuller II with his new white coat as the dean of the School of Dentistry, Cherae Farmer-Dixon, D.D.S., MSPH looks on.

Meharry President James E.K. Hildreth, Ph.D., M.D., helps new dental student Fabian L. Fuller II with his new white coat as the dean of the School of Dentistry, Cherae Farmer-Dixon, D.D.S., MSPH looks on.

 

School of Dentistry Dean Cherae Farmer-Dixon, D.D.S., MSPH, uses an apple to illustrate a point while addressing new students in Meharry Medical College’s School of Graduate Studies and Research. Dean Farmer-Dixon received her Master of Science in Public Health degree from Meharry’s School of Graduate Studies.

School of Dentistry Dean Cherae Farmer-Dixon, D.D.S., MSPH, uses an apple to illustrate a point while addressing new students in Meharry Medical College’s School of Graduate Studies and Research. Dean Farmer-Dixon received her Master of Science in Public Health degree from Meharry’s School of Graduate Studies.

 

New students pursuing master’s degrees in the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

New students pursuing master’s degrees in the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

 

New students pursuing Ph.D.s in the School of Graduate Studies and Research.

New students pursuing Ph.D.s in the School of Graduate Studies and Research.