Faculty To Be Named In Honour Of Professor Fraser

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Professor Henry Stuart Fraser, who, for the past 33 years dedicated his time to teaching others in the medical profession, in Barbados and the region, will be recognised this week, when the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the University of the West Indies (UWI) , Cave Hill Campus is named in his honour.

Now retired, Professor Fraser started his medical career at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, in the late 1960s, and began teaching in the medical faculty, previously known as the School of Clinical Medicine and Research, from 1977.??

Professor Fraser has headed the Chronic Disease Research Centre and was the Dean of this new Faculty of Medical Sciences at the Cave Hill Campus, until his retirement in September 2010.

The naming ceremony will take place this Thursday, March 10, in the Lecture Theatre of the Faculty of Medical Sciences UWI, Cave Hill Campus, at 6:30 p.m.??

Minister of Education and Human Resource Development, Ronald Jones, will deliver the feature address, while Pro-Vice Chancellor and Principal of the UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, will give opening remarks. Vice-Chancellor Professor Nigel Harris will also address the ceremony.

jgill@barbados.gov.bb

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