On March 16, the South Carolina Beta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society held its 2017 spring induction banquet. With 75 attendees, 15 students from the classes of 2017 and 2018 were inducted into AΩA, along with three resident physicians, two School of Medicine faculty members and two alumni.
Dr. Warren Lockette, senior associate dean for diversity and inclusion at the University of Missouri School of Medicine, was the keynote speaker for the event.
Inductees to the South Carolina Beta Chapter of Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) Honor Medical Society include:
Class of 2017
Pooja R. Choudhari
Jonathan Tyler Hammett
James Douglas Hammond II
Paul Fitzgerald Mester
James David Spearman Jr.
Class of 2018
Matthew Robert Augustine
Seth Thomas Howell
Kyle Thomas Johnson
Jacob D. Nelson
Nicholas S. Viole
Alexander R. Walters
Natalie Buckham, M.D. – Obstetrics and Gynecology
Alvin Lee Day, M.D. – Internal Medicine
William Casey Ferrara, D.O. – Emergency Medicine
Lauren Amber Castleberry, M.D. – Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
James Frederick Catroppo, M.D. – Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
J.W. Randolph Bolton, M.D., Ph.D. – Class of 1984
Elizabeth Stokely Haile, M.D. – Class of 2004