Dr. McMahan to speak at Huntington University

Dr. Deborah McMahanHUNTINGTON, Ind.— Dr. Deborah McMahan, health commissioner of Allen County, will speak about her career at 4 p.m. Jan. 27 in Hiner Hall of the Science Hall at Huntington University. The seminar is part of the Gerald D. Smith Lecture Series in the Natural and Mathematical Sciences, and is free and open to the public.

After graduating from Purdue University, McMahan received her M.D. from the Indiana University School of Medicine and completed a residency in internal medicine as well as a research fellowship with the Regenstrief Institute in Indianapolis. Prior to beginning her appointment as health commissioner in 2000, she served with the Roudebush V.A. Medical Center in Indianapolis and as an internist with the Medical Group of Fort Wayne.

As health commissioner and a state-licensed physician, McMahan is charged with promoting healthy lifestyles and preventing injury and disease for the 350,000 residents of Allen County. 
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).  


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