Alumni Day Registration

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2016 Alumni Day Morning Program
Atlanta, Georgia
“Current Perceptions on Pain Management and Addiction”

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LOCATION:  Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University (Atlanta Campus).  CLICK HERE for a campus map.  The nursing building is #5 on the map.
For turn by turn directions to the campus, click here!

7:45am - 8:30am   Registration and morning refreshments, Room 137 College of Nursing
8:30am - 8:45am   Welcome and Introductions
8:45am - 9:45am   Keynote speaker, Bill Keeton, MD: Opioids, the Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Dr. Keeton serves as Diplomate of American Board of Anesthesiology and American Board of Pain Medicine Author of Everything You Need to Know About Your Pain Medications: What You Don’t Know Can Be Dangerous


9:45am - 10:00am    Break
10:00am - 11:00am  Presentation: James Craig, MD: The Addicted Brain and the Rising Heroin Epidemic


Dr. James Craig is a Diplomate of American Board of Addiction Medicine and Family Medicine Medical Director and Director of Addiction Services, Blue Ridge Recovery; Highland Rivers; Craig Wellness Center


11:00am - 11:30am   Panel discussion/Question and Answer
11:30am - 11:45am   Summary comments, Evaluations, Adjourn

Lunch will follow the morning program.  The luncheon will be held in the Sheffield Student Center (Gymnasium), which is #10 on the map.  MAP: CLICK HERE


Sharon Cox Annie and Laurie McElroy with Dean Streit

Sharon Cox '66 and Annie Laurie McElroy '66


Additional Highlights to Alumni Day

  • Additions to our Giving Tree and recognition of the importance of our alumni and friends
  • A time of fun and fellowship with fellow alumni and current faculty
  • Recognition of the graduating class of 1966 and their induction into the Half Century Club of Mercer University
  • Individual class reunions as scheduled by class representatives

Annual Awards Luncheon Features

  • University Greetings
  • State of the College Address
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award Presentation
  • Edna Earle Teal Award Presentation
  • Hall of Honor Inductions
  • Alumni Board of Directors Election of Officers
  • In Memoriam Recognition