Scheduled to run from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Health Science Center - Room 106, 1400 West 22nd St. in Sioux Falls, the event will honor Parry’s 36 years of service to the School of Medicine and to the South Dakota medical community. This event is free and open to the public.
Born and raised in Canistota, S.D., Parry graduated from USD’s medical school in 1967 with a B.S.M.D. He later received his M.D. from the University of Wisconsin and completed his residency training at the Mayo Clinic. He joined the faculty of USD’s medical school in 1976, and served in that capacity until becoming vice president and dean in 2004.
Succeeding Parry as vice president and dean will be Mary Dekker Nettleman, M.D., M.S., M.A.C.P.,who begins her tenure April 2.
For more information, please contact Carmen Hammond at 605-357-1309 or Carmen.Hammond@usd.edu.
About the Sanford School of Medicine
For more than a century, the Sanford School of Medicine of the University of South Dakota has set the standard for medical education of students, residents and professionals in the state. The school’s mission includes education, research and service. It emphasizes family practice to help create the next generation of doctors for all parts of the state. The school’s economic impact includes attracting $17 million annually in research funding as well as hosting two of the four 2010 Research Centers designated by the governor.