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Morehouse School of Medicine is a medical school in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. An image of a 1901 examination in the faculty of medicine. ... Nickname: The Horizon City, Hotlanta, The Big Peach Motto: Official website: http://www. ...

Originally part of African-American all-male Morehouse College, it was founded in 1975 during the tenure of college president Hugh M. Gloster as a two year program in the basic sciences called The School of Medicine at Morehouse College. The first students were admitted in 1978 and transferred to other medical schools for the clinical part of their training. An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, American-African, is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Morehouse College is a private, four-year, liberal arts college for African-American men located on a 61 acre (247,000 m²) campus in Atlanta, Georgia. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII in Roman) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ...

The institution became independent from Morehouse College in 1981 and became accredited to issue 4 year degrees in 1985. Initially third year clinical courses were taught by Emory University School of Medicine, from 1990 the school has taught them itself. 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Emory University is a private university in Atlanta, Georgia. ... This article is about the year. ...

In 2005 it admitted 52 students to its M.D. program making it the largest class since the school's inception. 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Former US Surgeon General, Dr. David Satcher assumed the role of interim president in addition to being the the director of the National Center for Primary Care which is located at the Morehouse School of Medicine. David Satcher David Satcher (b. ...

On Feburary 28th, 2006 Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM) announced the appointment of John E. Maupin Jr., D.D.S. as the institution's next president. Dr. Maupin departed from his position of president at Meharry Medical College. Meharry Medical College was founded in 1876 in Nashville, Tennessee to provide health sciences education. ...

Under Maupin’s leadership, Meharry improved student performance on national qualifying examinations to the highest level in the college’s history and completed a $125 million capital campaign to take the college out of financial ruin.

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