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L-R: U.S. CONGRESSMAN LOUIS STONES (D-Ohio), COMMENCEMENT SPEAKER AND RECIPIENT OF THE SCHOOL'S FIRST HONORARY DEGREE, RACHELLE DENNIS, M.D., PRESIDENT, MSM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AND MEMBER OF THE FIRST CLASS TO ENROLL IN SEPT., 1978 AND MSM TRUSTEE EDWARD R. MAZIQUE, M.D., WASHINGTON, D.C.

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MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF 1985, CANDIDATES APPLAUD REMARKS MADE BY CLASS PRESIDENT L. LEON DENT JUST PRIOR TO RECEIVING THE M.D. DEBREE. L-R: SHARON F. LYLE, HARIETTE E. LEWIS, ALICIA LEIZMAN, WENDELL E. JONES, ALISE M. JONES, PATRICIA P. HARRIS, DAVID G. WALTERS AND LINDA J. CANNON.

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EDWIN L. COOPER, Ph.D., PROFESSOR OF ANATOMY, UCLA MEDICAL SCHOOL, WHO LED THE FELLOWS SEMINAR, WHICH OPENED THE COMMENCEMENT ACTIVITIES. AT RIGHT IS ROY HUNTER, JR., Ph.D., DIRECTOR, THE FELLOWS PROGRAM, DR. COOPER'S LECTURE AT 9:30 A.M. WAS ENTITLED, "THE NEW BIOLOGY AND ITS IMPACT ON MODERN MEDICINE AS VIEWED BY A COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGIST." DR. COOPER AND DR. HUNTER PREPARE FOR THE NEXT SESSION. 

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L-R: MSM TRUSTEES EDGAR E. SMITH, Ph.D., VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS, UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, BOSTON, AND CALVIN SMYRE, GEORGIA HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, AND WINNER OF THE PRESIDENT'S AWARD ON MAY 16 AT THE SCHOOL'S FIRST AWARDS BANQUET. MARGARET J. SEAGEARS, Ph.D., HEAD OF THE WHITE HOUSE INITIATIVE ON BLACK COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITIES, WASHINGTON, D.C.

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HARRIETTE E. LEWIS, M.D., MEMBER OF THE CLASS OF 85, FOLLOWING THE MOREHOUSE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE'S FIRST COMMENCEMENT, WITH HER PARENTS FROM LOS ANGELES AND WITH LOUIS W. SULLIVAN, M.D., MSM'S PRESIDENT AND DEAN.

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TRUSTEE CARLTON B. GOODLETT, M.D., Ph.D., PRESIDENT, REPORTER PUBLISHING COMPANY, SAN FRANCISCO.

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