22 specialized medical doctors were on Monday, 29 October awarded degrees in different disciplines by the Liberia College of Physicians and Surgeons (LCPS) at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville, Montserrado County.
The LCPS 2018 convocation held under the Theme: “Advancing Liberia’s Health Care Delivery System: The Role of Postgraduate Medical Education” marked the Second Convocation ceremony of the college.
Addressing the graduates, LCPS President Prof. Robert M. Kpoto, thanked the Liberian Government (GoL) for its financial support to the college which has made the graduation exercises to be possible.He then challenged Liberian medical professionals to put in full time at the college, indicating that it was saddened that the college only has one full – time instructor.
He calls on the graduates to be professional and very mindful in the performance of the medical responsibilities, reminding them that they decided to take up the challenge not because of money, but because of the love they have for the medical profession.According to the official program released by the college, five female including Dr. Nuntia K. Gbanlon-Nuahn, Dr. Hawa Soni-Koon, Dr. Patience Dono Franklin, Dr. Beneta Collins Andrews and Dr.Maima Kowoh-Baysah were admitted members by Examinations Department of Pediarics.
Four others were also admitted members by Examinations Department of Internal Medicine, including Dr. Philip Zochonis Ireland, Dr. Joyce Weode Bariekwa, Dr. Yassa M. Barclay-Korboi, and Dr. Joseph W.S. Dwana.For the Department of Surgery, Dr. AyunKotokai Cassell, III, Dr. Lawuobah Gbazee and Dr. Torsu Y. Jallahbah were admitted as members, among others.
By Emmanuel Mondaye–Edited by Winston W. Parley