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Event celebrates WMed’s first decade

This is good medicine: The WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine will celebrate its first 10 years and the retirement of its founding dean, Hal B. Jenson, in a live virtual gala starting at 3:30 p.m. May 27.

The event will feature special guests, including Dr. Mehmet Oz, TV host Tom Bergeron and Grammy Award-winning artists Paula Abdul and Ne-Yo. The event, hosted by Kalamazoo philanthropists William D. Johnston, Ronda E. Stryker and William and Barbara Parfet, will also feature speeches by internationally recognized medical professionals as well as Kalamazoo business, civic and philanthropic leaders.

To join the virtual event, register at med.wmich.edu/WMedLive2021 . No tickets are being sold, but donations are being accepted at registration.