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Liver Transplant Surgeon Will Speak at Davidson

by Jimmy Swansbrough '03

September 21, 2001
Contact: Bill Giduz 704/894-2244 or bigiduz@davidson.edu

Davidson alumnus Dr. James Trotter will present a lecture entitled, "Living Donor Liver Transplantation," on Tuesday, September 25, on the Davidson campus. The free, public talk will begin at 7 p.m. in the Gallery Room of the Chambers Building.

Dr. Trotter graduated from Davidson in 1984 with a B.S. in chemistry, attended medical school at Emory University, and entered the profession in 1996 as an associate in Duke University Medical Center's department of medicine.

In 1999, Trotter became assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology in the department of medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He currently maintains that position, as well as an associate medical directorship in the liver transplantation division of the center.

Trotter has given many presentations nationwide and is well-published in medical journals and publications. His talk is sponsored by Davidson's Medical Humanities Program.

For more information, call (704) 894-2482.

Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,600 students. Since its establishment in 1837, the college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently ranked among the top liberal arts colleges in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine. Davidson is currently engaged in "Let Learning Be Cherished," a $250 million campaign in support of student financial assistance, academic resources, and community life.

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