June 8, 2001
Volume XXXIV, No. 23



In Memoriam


Illustration of graduation cap,diploma, and UTHSC seal

Graduation at the UTHSC

Photo of graduates Dr. Francisco G. Cigarroa, Health Science Center president (left), joins Dr. Wen-Hwa Lee, professor and chairman of molecular medicine (far right), in congratulating (L-R) Qing Zhong, Lei Zheng, Shang Li, Linda Degraffenried and Karl Rodriguez prior to the graduation ceremony for the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences May 25. In his first commencement address as president of the Health Science Center, Dr. Cigarroa discussed research issues.

Photo of Dr. Hughes and daughter (L-R) Dr. Jane L. Hughes, clinical associate professor of ophthalmology and alumna of the Medical School (class of 1980), embraces her daughter, Elizabeth Hughes Tichy, who graduated May 26 from the Medical School. Dr. Hughes presented Elizabeth with her diploma.

Photo of Dr. Sorenson Dr. Andrew Sorenson, president of The University of Alabama, delivers the commencement address for the 2001 Medical School graduates and their families.