MCGINNIS TO RECEIVE UT COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS AWARD
Memphis, Tennessee (February 28, 2006) --J. Perry McGinnis, Jr. DDS, of Loudon, Tenn., has been selected as the 2006 University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Dentistry Outstanding Alumnus. He will receive the award Friday, March 3, at the annual alumni luncheon to be held at the Memphis Hilton.
Gilpatrick, DDS, dean of the UTHSC College of
Dentistry said, “Dr. McGinnis has contributed significantly to the dental
profession throughout the Mid South. He has set the standard for excellence in
each area of endeavor he has attempted and deserves this recognition in every
Dr. McGinnis completed his undergraduate studies at the
to his military assignments, Dr. McGinnis held various academic positions. He was assistant, then associate professor of
oral pathology at the UT College of Dentistry from 1967 to 1977. From there he
written manuals on oral pathology for students, chapters
for textbooks, and numerous articles in professional journals, Dr. McGinnis is a fellow in the
Upsilon National Dental Honor Society.
McGinnis’s illustrious career is highlighted by numerous awards including the
2002 Alumnus/Friend of the Year from the
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