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Texas A&M Health Science Center graduating next generation of health care leaders

May 14, 2014

The Texas A&M Health Science Center will host commencement ceremonies at campus locations across the state beginning Friday and continuing into the following two weeks.

The Texas A&M College of Nursing commencement ceremonies are set for Friday, May 16, at 10 a.m. at Rudder Auditorium on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. Cyndy Dunlap, RN, MPA, NEA-BC, FACHE, the system chief nurse executive at Baylor Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, will serve as keynote speaker. Graduating students will receive Bachelor of Science in Nursing (B.S.N.) degrees.

Ian Lapp, Ph.D., associate dean for strategic educational initiatives at the Harvard School of Public Health, will deliver the commencement address for the Texas A&M School of Public Health on Saturday, May 17, at 9 a.m. at Rudder Auditorium. Degrees will be awarded for the Master of Public Health (M.P.H.), Master of Health Administration (M.H.A.), Master of Science in Public Health (M.S.P.H.), Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees.

Additionally, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 17, the Texas A&M College of Medicine will hold commencement ceremonies at Rudder Auditorium. College of Medicine students will receive their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.), Ph.D. or Master of Science (M.S.) in Medical Sciences. Serving as keynote speaker is the Honorable Charles Schwertner, M.D., Texas State Senator from District 5.

The Texas A&M Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy will confer Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degrees to graduating students on Saturday, May 24, at 2 p.m., at the Steinke Physical Education Center in Kingsville. Serving as keynote speaker is Steward B. “Brad” Wasson, B.S. Pharm., vice president of health innovations at Walgreens Co.

Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry graduates are set to walk the stage on Thursday, May 29, at 4 p.m. at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas. Richard A. Box, D.D.S., FACD, will deliver the keynote to students awarded degrees in: Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), Master of Science (M.S.) in Oral Biology, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Dental Hygiene, and various master’s degrees and certificates in specialty programs.

More information about Texas A&M Health Science Center’s May commencement ceremonies is available online.

— Holly Shive

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