‘The Relevant University’ to air May 27

May 23, 2014 | Events, UToday, Medicine and Life Sciences
By Meghan Cunningham

Tune in to “The Relevant University” Tuesday, May 27, at 7 p.m. on AM 760 WJR.

Relevant U logo 2014This month, Lawrence J. Burns, UT vice president for external affairs, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 1964 founding of the Medical College of Ohio.

In this month’s episode:

• Dr. Thomas Wakefield, a 1978 Medical College of Ohio graduate, shares how his time at the school prepared him to head vascular surgery at the University of Michigan.

• Dr. Kenneth Kropp, a professor emeritus at the medical school, discusses starting the kidney transplant program that recently reached the milestone of 2,000 procedures.

• Dr. Bill Crounse, who graduated from MCO in 1979, talks about the intersection of health care and technology in his role as senior director of worldwide health for Microsoft.

• And Dr. Donna Woodson, a Toledo area family physician, recounts her experience as a member of the charter class of the Medical College of Ohio.

The University and Detroit’s WJR Radio produce the monthly, hourlong program that explores the critical role higher education plays in our world.

Listen at utoledo.edu/therelevantuniversity.

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