NACHAWATI WINS ARROWSMITH AWARD AT TEXAS COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE SENIOR AWARDS RECEPTION

June 20, 2005

Samer Nachawati, DO, won a plaque and $500 as this yearâ??s recipient of the Arrowsmith Award at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicineâ??s senior awards reception.

The Arrowsmith Award is presented annually to the student who exhibits the following traits: personal growth, both as an individual and as a future physician; endurance in the face of difficult obstacles (i.e. physical or emotional, educational or intellectual); persistence in the quest for discovery and trust; cognizance of human need and striving toward the attainment of a more humane viewpoint; dedication to professional competence; and commitment to making a contribution to osteopathic medicine.

Dr. Nachawati, a native of Grand Prairie, earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from the University of Texas at Arlington and a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from TCOM. He will complete his residency in internal medicine at the Genesys Health Systems in Grand Blanc, Mich.

The reception was held May 19 at the Fort Worth Club.

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Contact: Andrea Arterbery 817-735-5152 pager: 817-216-0345 e-mail: aarterbe@hsc.unt.edu

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