School of Medicine to host ‘Outstanding in Our Field 2’ June 6

OutstandingThe Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine will host “Outstanding in Our Field 2,” co-sponsored by Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center, June 6.

The scholarship fundraiser will take place on a large farm in Proctorville, Ohio, at the home of Dr. Bobby Miller (Class of 1997) and Eric Hardin-Miller. This year’s event will feature a traditional Brazilian feast, beginning with a reception at 6 p.m. and followed by dinner and dancing from 7 to 11 p.m.

This dining experience will feature Chef Kevin Fowler, president and CEO of Cabell Huntington Hospital; Sous Chef Dr. Joseph Shapiro, dean of the School of Medicine; Executive Chef Don Sallada of Cabell Huntington Hospital; and Sommelier Judge Dan O’Hanlon. Dinner will be served by current medical school students.

Music will be provided by “The Jillettes” with Dr. Donnah Wolodkin Whitaker (Class of 1984). Attire is “country casual.”

In addition to event co-sponsors Cabell Huntington Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center, other sponsors to date include Valley Health; Maxor National Pharmacy Services Company; Radiology Inc.; Retina Consultants; Thomas Health System; Galaxy Distributing of West Virginia; King’s Daughters Medical Center; Pleasant Valley Hospital; Edward Tucker Architects Inc.; Marshall OB/GYN; Dr. and Mrs. Maurice A. Mufson; Joseph P. Assaley, M.D.; Farrell, White & Legg PLLC; Highmark West Virginia; and Marshall Health.

Tickets are $125 per person. Additional sponsorships are available. For additional information or to make a reservation, please contact Tami Fletcher by phone at 304-691-1701 or by e-mail at

This is the second year MU JCESOM has hosted the event. All proceeds go to support medical student scholarships.