University of Southern Mississippi student Anthony J. Barlow of Laurel received his medical technology degree recently during the Department of Medical Technology’s 73rd Certificate Ceremony, held at the Polymer Science Research Center Auditorium.
Barlow, the son of Thomas and Sarah Posey of Laurel, was a Dean’s List student at Southern Miss and recipient of a medical technology scholarship. He served as vice-president of the Medical Technology Club and was a member of Tri-Beta.
Medical technologists, also referred to as clinical laboratory scientists, are vital health care detectives who uncover and provide laboratory information from laboratory analyses that assist physicians in patient diagnosis and treatment.
Southern Miss offers both a bachelor's and master's degree program in medical technology. It is the only program of its kind located in South Mississippi and has produced the highest number of graduates in the state for the past two years. For more information about the medical technology program at Southern Miss, online visit http://www.usm.edu/medtech/Anthony Barlow (Southern Miss Public Relations Photo by Steve Rouse)
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