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PEOPLE+ E V E N T S MARK YOUR CALENDAR Arkansas Chapter, American College of Cardiology 2019 Meeting Chenal Country Club 10 Chenal Boulevard | Little Rock May 17-18, 2019 Arkansas Urologic Society Annual Meeting Winthrop Rockefeller Institute Petit Jean Mountain State Park Morrilton September 20-21, 2019 18 OBITUARY FAYETTEVILLE - John Warren Murry, MD, 93, passed away on Feb. 8, 2019. Dr. Murry graduated from UAMS, Little Rock, in 1947. After completing an internship at Charity Hos- pital in New Orleans, he returned to UAMS and completed his general surgical residency. From 1953 to 1955, Dr. Murry served as a captain and surgeon in the U.S. Air Force. After completing his service in the military, he joined his father’s medical practice in Texarkana. In 1957, he moved to Fayetteville and became the first board-certified general surgeon to practice in Northwest Arkansas. He practiced medicine for over 50 years. He was the found- ing member of Fayetteville Surgical Associates and former chief of the medical staff at the former Washington Regional Hospital. He was appointed by then Governor David Pryor to serve on the Arkansas State Board of Health. After retiring from practicing surgery, Dr. Murry served as an adjunct UAMS faculty member with AHEC-NW, where he taught family practice residents about surgical skills. During his long medical career, Dr. Murry was a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Southwestern Surgical Congress, and Arkansas Medical Society. He is survived by his three children: Susan Murry Jamerson, John Warren Murry Jr., and Dr. William Lee Murry. He leaves behind nine grand- children and 10 great-grandchildren. Expedition Medicine National Conference Little Rock Save the Date AMS Annual Insurance Conferences May 17-18 Arkansas Statehouse Convention Center Wilderness Medicine - Travel Medicine Global Health This course is directed by Dr. Gregory H. Bledsoe, chief editor of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine, published by Cambridge University Press. 16 Hours of Category 1 CME & CEUs. Physicians: $599 Nurses, Paramedics, Physician Assistants: $459 Register online at 262 • THE JOURNAL OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL SOCIETY Thursday, October 17, 2019, Fayetteville Thursday, October 24, 2019, Jonesboro Tuesday, October 29, 2019, North Little Rock Wednesday, October 30, 2019, North Little Rock For more information, visit VOLUME 115