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Welcome to the fall 2018 issue of 12th & Marshall, the twice yearly magazine for alumni as well as faculty and friends of our medical school.
Fall 2018 Feature Stories
We've got full coverage of the White Coat Ceremony, photo galleries and tiny bios on some of the new students who make up the Class of 2022.
What a difference a century makes! Knowing the School of Medicine's modern day 50-50 mix of men and women - right in sync with national numbers - it's startling to remember that the first female medical students didn't arrive on campus till 1918, three women among a class of 42. Follow this link for the stories of eight alumnae.
8 Guiding Principles From 5 Senior Scientists
The first woman to earn a master's from the VCU Department of Biostatistics graduated in 1973 and the first to earn a Ph.D. graduated in 1984; today women represent more than half of the 39 part- and full-time students pursuing studies in the department's three M.S. and two Ph.D. programs. For this issue, 12th & Marshall asked some of the alumnae who led the way and who have built distinguished careers for their advice to those following the path they blazed.
VCU's past and future meet in Anesthesiology Chair John Butterworth, M'79.
Coming to a City Near You The development and alumni relations team travels near and far to meet alumni and to help them engage with our school in ways that matter.
Class of 1912 graduate sends a gift to fourth-year medical student.
For decades, Skull and Bones served up homemade soups and sandwiches on the MCV Campus, and was best known for its fresh limeades and made-from-scratch onion rings.
"Playing the bass and performing with a band is special," says Mike Karbowski, PhD'76 (PHTX). "It's something I will do for as long as I can. I hope when I die someone tosses my bass in the coffin - just in case I'm not really dead I can keep on plucking."