September 30, 2002

WSU School of Medicine to make major announcement Tuesday

Mayor, Rep. Kilpatrick to speak at 10 a.m. press conference

The Wayne State University School of Medicine will host a press conference at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 1, to announce a major initiative that will have far-reaching social and economic impact on the city of Detroit and the surrounding area.

Rep. Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick, D-Detroit, and Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick will join with WSU and Detroit Medical Center officials in Scott Hall, 540E. Canfield, to discuss a new program that will influence the health of our community.

With more than 1,000 medical students, WSU is among the nation's largest medical schools. Together with the WSU Physician Group, a practice organization consisting of the school's 750 clinical faculty members, the school is a leader in patient care and medical research in a number of areas, including cancer, genetics, the neurosciences and women and children's health.

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