To help plan your reunion or prepare for your next visit to Huntington, contact Linda Holmes, associate dean for development & alumni affairs, at 304.691.1711 or holmes@marshall.edu. 


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37th Annual School of Medicine Homecoming

Join us for the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine’s 37th Annual Homecoming Weekend: Friday, September 27 - Saturday, September 28, 2024. This year, we'll celebrate the milestone classes of 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019. All School of Medicine alumni and their families are welcome. 

Whether you’re hoping to reconnect with your classmates, hear presentations from graduates or share a piece of your alma mater with your family, this year’s Homecoming Weekend has something for
everyone. It’s a beautiful time of year in Huntington, West Virginia. See you soon! 

Download the PDF | Call-in registration: 304.691.1701

Friday, September 27

Noon to 1 p.m. | Student-Alumni Networking Lunch
Harless Auditorium | Marshall University Medical Center | 1600 Medical Center Drive, Huntington
This is your opportunity to impart your words of wisdom on current medical students during this casual networking lunch.
Cost: Complimentary

CME & Learning Lectures*
Harless Auditorium

1:15 to 2 p.m. | Recurrent Hypospadias in a Male Toddler
Myra L. Wilkerson, MD (‘94), Chair and Professor of Pathology, Diagnostic Medicine Institute | Geisinger Health System and School of Medicine
Dr. Wilkerson will present a case demonstrating the clinical and laboratory processes for diagnosis of disorders of sex determination.

2:15 to 3 p.m. | Substance Use Disorder and Comprehensive Pain Management
Ezra B. Riber, MD (‘84), Founder and Medical Director | Palmetto Pain Management, LLC
Dr. Riber will provide an introduction to the multifaceted discipline of pain treatment and why it’s important to include substance use disorders as part of comprehensive treatment.

3:15 to 4 p.m. | Life or Limb: Creating Deformity and Disability to Save a Life
Lawrence J. Gottlieb, MD, FACS, Professor of Surgery | Director of the Burn & Complex Wound Center | Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery | University of Chicago Medicine & Biological Sciences
Dr. Gottlieb will explore the ethical considerations of patient disability versus life preservation, the functional outcomes of amputation, and its necessity in enhancing life quality.

6 to 7 p.m. | Homecoming Happy Hour
Marshall Memorial Student Center, John Marshall Room – 2nd Floor
The perfect time to unwind and reconnect with your classmates. Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine will be served.
Cost: Complimentary

7 to 8:30 p.m. | Reunion Banquet
Marshall Memorial Student Center, John Marshall Room – 2nd Floor
Join us as we celebrate the classes of 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019 and present the 2024 Distinguished Alumnus Award to Dr. Pam A. Cyrus ('89), at our annual reunion dinner and banquet. This event is open to all alumni.
Cost: Complimentary to members of 1984, 1989 and 1994; all other attendees, $35 per person. (Business casual)

Saturday, September 28

10 to 11 a.m. | Mimosas and Mingling
Hosted by Dr. Krista Denning (‘04) & Dr. James Denvir
1102 13th Avenue, Huntington
This informal mix and mingle gathering features a mimosa brunch and visit with School of Medicine Dean, Dr. David Gozal.
Cost: Complimentary

1:30 - 3 p.m. (subject to change based on game time) | Tailgate Party
Marshall Sports Medicine Institute
2211 3rd Avenue, Huntington
It’s Herd game day! Wear your green and white and join us for the School of Medicine Tailgate Party. Children and families welcome.
Cost: Complimentary

3:30 p.m. (subject to change) | Marshall vs. Western Michigan
Joan C. Edwards Stadium
Limited complimentary game tickets are available first come first serve. Call Linda Holmes at 304.691.1711 for football tickets. Use promo code HERDSOM24 or call the Marshall ticket office at 800.THE.HERD or 304.696.HERD and ask for the School of Medicine block of tickets.
Cost: Special discount - $20 per ticket

*Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
No Relevant Financial Relationships (RFR) are disclosed by faculty and planners for this CME activity.
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (MUJCESOM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified real or apparent conflicts of interest are thoroughly reviewed and resolved by MUJCESOM’s planning process for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis of content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. Disclosure information will be presented verbally or in print to participants before the presentation of the agenda lectures.

Relevant Financial Relationship Forms are on file in the CME office. Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Limited complimentary game tickets are available first come first serve. Call Linda Holmes at 304.691.1711.

Football tickets may be individually purchased through the Marshall University Athletics Ticket Office: https://herdzone.com/sports/2022/1/26/football_ticket_home. Use promo code HERDSOM23 or call the Marshall Athletics ticket office at 800.THE.HERD or 304.696.HERD and ask for the School of Medicine block of tickets.

The special discounted rate is $20 per ticket.

DoubleTree by Hilton
1001 3rd Avenue, Huntington

For your convenience, a block of rooms is reserved for the School of Medicine until September 17, 2024, at the DoubleTree by Hilton. 

Call 304.525.1001 to reserve your room. Ask for the Marshall School of Medicine Homecoming reservation or book now online

In celebration of your milestone reunion, consider giving to your class endowment fund. Find your class fund at give.marshall.edu

Is there another initiative you're interested in supporting? Contact Linda Holmes at 304.691.1711 or holmes@marshall.edu

Update Your Contact Information

Submit your Class Notes, one of the most popular sections in our annual MarshallMD magazine or update your contact information at jcesom.marshall.edu/alumni-giving/update-connect