Morehouse School of Medicine's 2016 Class Day Celebrates Outstanding Students, Staff and Faculty


Exceptional achievements were on display at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM)'s Class Day event, held Friday, May 20, 2016 at the Louis W. Sullivan National Center for Primary Care Auditorium.

The annual tradition celebrates the academic performances of the outgoing class as well as the school's outstanding faculty and staff.

MSM President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, along with MSM Vice President and Executive Dean Dr. Sandra Harris-Hooker and Admissions and Student Affairs Associate Dean Dr. Ngozi Anachebe, conducted the presentation of awards, while Master of Public Health President Brooke Staley provided the address, third-year Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Science student Dallas Ellis did the invocation and graduating fourth-year student Dr. Chloe Ekelem was the mistress of ceremonies.

Dr. Anachebe acknowledged students' successes not just in academics "but in leadership, community service and … their persistence, their attentiveness to the task at hand and their diligence with their studies."

Click here for the 2016 Class Day Program and full list of award recipients.

Watch the video of the full ceremony and view the photo gallery of the event below.