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Wayne Independent - Honesdale, PA
  • Medical college dean to speak in Hawley

  • Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., president and dean of Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, will address the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary at a dinner meeting June 3 at Lukan’s Farm Resort, Hawley.
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  • - Steven J. Scheinman, M.D., president and dean of Commonwealth Medical College in Scranton, will address the Wayne Memorial Hospital Auxiliary at a dinner meeting June 3 at Lukan’s Farm Resort, Hawley.
    Auxiliary members and prospective members are invited to the dinner, which begins at 6 p.m.
    Scheinman will discuss Wayne Memorial Hospital’s association with Commonwealth Medical College, which granted its first Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees on May 11.
    Before becoming dean of the region’s first and only medical school last fall, Scheinman served as dean of SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, N.Y., for eight years. He was a professor of medicine and pharmacology at Upstate for nearly 30 years, and for a decade served as chief of the nephrology division in the department of medicine.
    He earned international prominence for his research on the genetics of inherited kidney disease and kidney stones.
    A gubernatorial appointee to the New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education, Scheinman has served on a number of national medical education boards.
    He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Nephrology and an elected member of the American Society for
    Clinical Investigation.
    The dinner costs $22 and reservations are required. Call 253-0637 for information.
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