ACU students accepted to schools in medical field


For immediate release
May 24, 1999

This year 27 Abilene Christian University students have been accepted to health professional schools across the United States and in Mexico. The following is a list of the students and the schools they chose:

In the medical field, Matt Bower and Robert Clark of Abilene and Taylor Tidmore of Amarillo will attend the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas; Scott Carpenter of Wichita Falls will attend the University of Heath Sciences and Osteopathic Medicine at Des Moines, Iowa; Dave Fuller of San Antonio will attend the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio; Melissa Gibbs of Escondido, Calif., will attend Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Jackson Griggs of Abilene will attend the University of Texas College of Medicine at Houston; Kenny Henry of Dallas will attend the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; Amy Gross of Lake Oswego, Ore., will attend Western University of the Health Sciences School of Osteopathic in Pomono, Calif.; Prashant Krishnan of New Orleans will attend Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans; Matthew Moreland of Lubbock and Matt Thompson of Euless will attend the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine; Brain Nelson of Bangs will attend the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Mex.; Paul Pasarilla of DeSoto will attend Texas A&M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine; Carey Sharp of Abilene will attend Baylor College of Medicine; and Jonathan Watson of Elmore, Ohio, will attend Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

In the optometry field, Lisa Davis Whitman of Abilene will attend the University of Houston School of Optometry.

In the pharmaceutical field, Michelle Boatwright of Abbott will attend Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy; and Scott Hawkins of Rowlett will attend the University of Texas School of Pharmacy.

For physician assistant school, Melinda Armstrong of Abilene will attend the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston.

In the physical therapy field, Janis Bryant of Lawrenceville, Ga., will attend Texas Woman's University; Ethan Clark of Diana will attend Chatham College of Pittsburgh; Donald Newton of Hamilton will attend Hardin-Simmons University; and Jamie Richardson of Arlington will attend Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

In veterinary medicine field, Susan Bates of El Dorado, Ark., will attend Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine; and Danel Yowell King of Reydon, Okla., will attend Oklahoma State University School of Veterinary Medicine.

Also accepted to medical school in his junior year was Jonathan Mock of Denver City who will attend Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine when he graduates in May 2000.

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