June 23, 2009
Physician Receives Bachelor’s Degree After 50 Years
He enrolled in a unique degree program at the university in 1959 - it allowed him to receive both his BS and MD after three years of undergraduate work and completion of medical school. However, he transferred to
After learning of the academic oddity, a friend of his petitioned
But even though he is now officially a member of
"Instead of getting my bachelor's, I'll be helping confer medical degrees on my own students," he said.
University of North