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Gallery of North Carolina Medical Board

Edmund Strudwick, MD
1908 Board
1932 Board
1950 Board
Edmund Strudwick, MD
President, NC Medical Society (1849)
An early advocate of establishing a Board of Medicine in North Carolina
1908 Board
NC Medical Board
(1908-1914)
1932 Board
NC Medical Board
(1932-1938)
1950 Board
NC Medical Board
(1950-1956)
 
1980 Board
Annie Lowrie Alexander, MD
arbara Walker, DO
George C. Barrett, MD
1980 Board
NC Medical Board
Annie Lowrie Alexander, MD First female licensee in May 1885. She became one of the first woman to practice medicine in the South. She was elected in 1909 to the first of several terms as president of the Mecklenburg County Medical Society. She worked as a physician for 23 years
Barbara Walker, DO
Advocated for osteopathic medicine
George C. Barrett, MD
One of four NCMB members to serve as President of the FSMB
(2000-2001)
 
1884 Board
Board Room
Christina Apperson
Current Board Offices
1884 Board
NC Medical Board
(1884-1890)
Board Room
NC Medical Board offices
Christina Apperson
Authored the book "Protecting the Public, Strengthening the Profession: A One Hundred Fifty Year History of the North Carolina Medical Board (1859-2009)"
Current Board Offices
NC Medical Board
1203 Front Street, Raleigh, North Carolina
 
Dale Breaden
David Henderson, J.D.
James H. Dickson, MD
Don Pittman
Dale Breaden
Former Assistant Director of the FSMB
First Director of Public Affairs for NCMB in 1995
(NCMB also established a PA department that year)
He retired in 2008.
David Henderson, J.D.
Executive Director
James H. Dickson, MD
First Board president
(1806-1862)
He encouraged the formation of a committee to petition the General Assembly of the State on the subject of a medical board.
The Committee was victorious in 1859, when a bill was passed creating a Board of Medical Examiners.
Don Pittman
Board investigator since 1981
 
Dr. Manassa Thomas Pope
James Webb, MD
First NC Board
Image of Forum
Dr. Manassa Thomas Pope
One of three African Americans to be licensed by the Board of Medical Examiners in 1886.
Dr. Pope was the first to receive a license.
James Webb, MD
First vice-president of the North Carolina Medical Society
(1774-1855), Hillsborough, NC - Webb was a leading merchant, philanthropist and physician in Orange County. Throughout his career he provided free smallpox vaccinations and medical care to poor white and African-American patients.
First Board
First NC Medical Board
(1859-1866)
Image of Forum
Launched in 1996, as quarterly publication.
Aims to keep licensees apprised of Board business,
rules and disciplinary matters while also offering topical essays,
feature articles and news items.
 
Bryant L. Galusha, MD
Donald Jablonski, DO
NC Medical Board
Historical Highway Marker
Bryant L. Galusha, MD
One of four members of the NCMB to serve as president of the FSMB
(1981-1982)
Donald Jablonski, DO
First osteopathic physician (DO) member of the Board, appointed in 2006. Served as first DO Board President in 2009.
Leonard Medical School at Shaw University
Historical Highway Marker
It was erected in 2009 on the corner of Hillsborough and Dawson streets, Raleigh.
 
Dr. William H. McKee
NC Legislative Building
Bryant D.
150th Anniversary Celebration
Dr. William H. McKee
Member of the first Board
(1814-1975)
Charter member of the second NC Medical Society
NC Legislative Building
(1980)
Bryant D. "Pete" Paris, Jr.
NC Board's Executive Secretary for 25 years beginning in 1973
150th Anniversary Celebration
150th Anniversary celebration at the NC Museum of History, Raleigh.
200 guests attended a reception on March 19, 2009.
The Board turned 150 on April 15, 2009.
 
Paul Saperstein
Board Seal
Eugene Stead, MD
Wayne W. VonSeggen, PA
Paul Saperstein
Paul Saperstein, of Greensboro was elected as the Board's first public member president in 1998.
Board Seal
The seal reads, Primum Non Nocere - First do no harm
Eugene Stead, MD
Duke University Medical Center professor, Founded PA profession
In 1969, the Board listened to a presentation by Dr. Stead regarding the development of a new category of health care professional. Dr. Stead assembled the first class of PAs in 1965 at Duke.
Wayne W. VonSeggen, PA
First PA member of the Board appointed in 1993.
Later elected as a Board President.
 
NC Medical License
Martha Walston
Board Meeting Minutes
Board Meeting Minutes
NC Medical License
1937
Martha Walston
Martha Walston of Wilson, NC
Appointed to the Board in 1982 as the first public member. She served four three-year terms.
Board Meeting Minutes
Minutes from the earliest board meetings
(1859)
Board Meeting Minutes
Minutes from the earliest board meetings
(1859)
 
Board Meeting Minutes
Board Meeting Minutes
Board Meeting Minutes
Minutes from the earliest board meetings
(1859)
Board Meeting Minutes
Minutes from the earliest board meetings
(1859)
 

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