June 22, 2005

The following students were the recipients of the excellence awards at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicineâ??s senior awards reception:

· Angela Ferguson, DO, and Vic Gibson, DO â?? Excellence in OB/GYN (plaque and $250)

· Shirley Sheth, DO â?? Excellence in Pathology (plaque and $1,000)

· Angela Ferguson, DO, â?? Excellence in Internal Medicine (plaque and $500)

· Ira Lehrer, DO â?? Excellence in Surgery (plaque and $250)

Dr. Ferguson, a native of Conroe, earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Southwestern University. She will complete her residency in internal medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

Dr. Gibson, a native of Shawnee, Okla., earned a master of science degree in biochemistry from the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. He will complete his residency in orthopedic surgery at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills, Mich.

Dr. Sheth, a native of Arlington, earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Texas Christian University. She will complete her residency in emergency medicine at Cook County-Stroger Hospital in Chicago, Ill.

Dr. Lehrer, a native of Houston, earned a bachelor of science degree in biomedical science from Texas A&M University. He will complete his residency in anesthesiology at John Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.

All of the excellence award recipients received doctor of osteopathic medicine degrees from TCOM.

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


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