THE UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia in collaboration with 1st National Bank St. Lucia Limited, will tonight host The 2nd Annual Lady Marilyn Floissac Memorial Lecture at its Morne Fortune campus.
Entitled “Show me your skin…and I’ll tell you who you are”, the lecture will be delivered at 7:00 p.m. by Professor SurujpalTeelucksingh, former Head of the Department of Clinical Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, UWI, St. Augustine campus.
Lady Marilyn Consuela Theresa Floissac (nee Bristol) joined the ranks of a line of distinguished Resident Tutors of the former School of Continuing Studies of The University of the West Indies, Saint Lucia (1982) which she headed until her retirement in 1993. During her distinguished tenure, Lady Floissac worked assiduously to ensure the provision of academic and administrative support for students following The UWI’s ‘Challenge Examination Programme’, via its then pioneering teleconferencing system.
The public is invited to attend.
Prof.SurujpalTeelucksingh, has that rare attribute in medicine of being gifted in its practice, theory, and teaching. A graduate of the University of the West Indies, he is a skilled clinician, a dedicated and popular teacher, and a prolific and accomplished scientific researcher, with many publications in leading medical journals to his credit.