Columbus obstetrician and gynecologist Dr. Pamela Lacy will keynote Saturday’s graduation ceremony at Mississippi University for Women.
The event will take place at 10 a.m. at Rent Auditorium in Whitfield Hall, according to a MUW release.
About 200 graduates will walk across the stage.
Lacy is medical director of obstetrics and chairperson of the Department of OB/GYN at Baptist GTR Hospital. She is on the board of directors of Save-A-Life in Amory and is a medical expert on the local television show, “Mid-Morning with Aundrea.” She and her husband also recently opened Mom 2 B, a maternity store in Columbus.
At Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle, Lacy has lead the March of Dimes campaign to decrease the number of babies born before 39 weeks of gestation. She has also helped change labor and delivery culture at Baptist to make it more family-oriented and to encourage breast-feeding, according to MUW.
Lacy grew up in Columbus and received her bachelors in pre med/biology from Mississippi State University. She received her doctorate from MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Texas Southwestern, Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas.
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