Class of 1996 graduate to deliver commencement address

angela durden - graduation speaker

The public is invited to attend the 32nd commencement ceremony for the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts to be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, in Prather Coliseum on the campus of Northwestern State University.

The guest speaker will be Angela F. Durden, M.D., a 1996 graduate of LSMSA and author of the school’s alma mater.

Durden is a diplomate of the American Board of Pathology and is licensed in the states of Montana, Wyoming and South Carolina. In September 2009, she joined Yellowstone Pathologists, P.C. in Billings, Montana.

She earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport and completed her residency in anatomic and clinical pathology at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston.

Upon completion of her residency, she completed a fellowship in gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology at GI Pathology, PLLC in Memphis, Tenn.

She is a member of several medical societies including the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society and is a fellow of the College of American Pathologists and the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

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