2004 “A Tale of Two Professions: Medicine and Business”

Guest Speaker

L.D. Britt, MD, MPH
Brickhouse Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery, Eastern Virginia Medical School

Honoree

R. Jerome Williams Sr., MD, FCCP
Internist, Private Practice
Director, Tuberculosis Service, Homer G. Phillips Hospital
Director, Outpatient Department, Homer G. Phillips Hospital

R. Jerome Williams Sr., MD, FCCP was a leader in the St. Louis African American community for over 50 years. He retired after 50 years of private practice in Internal Medicine. Dr. Williams attended college at Morehouse and completed medical school at Meharry Medical College in 1947. He then entered the residency program at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Afterwards, he was appointed Director of the Tuberculosis Service, and for fifteen years served as Director of Outpatient Department at Homer G. Phillips Hospital. Dr. Williams founded a bustling medical practice, Gateway to Health, Williams Clinic, Ltd. on Union Blvd. in North St. Louis with his son, Jerome Williams Jr., MD.

2004 Lecture Photo Gallery

Photos by Lois Ingrum – Artists Media Co-op