Minden Press-Herald

Oct 02nd

Local receives Doctor of Medicine degree

Clayton Smith received the Doctor of Medicine degree from Tulane University School of Medicine on May 14. Graduation Ceremonies were held at the Hilton Riverside in New Orleans. His father, Charles Smith, had the honor of bestowing the doctoral hood on Dr. Smith during the graduation commencement.

Dr. Smith is a 2000 graduate of Minden High School. He received a BS in Neuroscience in 2004 and a PhD in Neuroscience in 2010 form Tulane University. Currently, he is beginning a transitional year program at the Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX and will follow-up with a four year residency program in Radiation Oncology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Smith is the son of Charles Smith and Laura and Fred Evans. His grandparents are Mrs. James (Barbara) Dunaway, Mrs. Barney (Kitty) Scarbrough and the late Robert Charles and Lucille Smith, Glenn Lingle and James Dunaway.






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