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WCUCOM Professor Presents at MOMA Conference

Hattiesburg, Miss., February 26, 2014 - Dr. Everett Roark, director of the Master of Biomedical Science Program and assistant professor of genetics and microbiology at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine (WCUCOM), served as a speaker at the Mississippi Osteopathic Medical Association (MOMA) Winter Meeting held February 22-23 at the Beau Rivage in Biloxi. Dr. Roark presented a lecture titled, “Overview of Medical Genetics in Primary Care,” which will count toward Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians in attendance. His lecture covered a variety of topics, including laws that govern genetics, direct-to-consumer genetic products, and the latest advances in medical genetics.

The MOMA’s mission is to promote the profession’s quest to provide the highest quality of medical care. The theme of this year’s meeting was “Issues in Primary Care,” and featured topics were women’s health, pediatrics, infectious diseases, pain management, geriatrics, chronic diseases, genetic issues, and GI issues, among other topics.