Published in This Week on September 24, 2012
Dr. Paul Parker honored at reception
Dr. Paul Parker, center, former division director and professor of pediatric gastroenterology, and his wife, Kerry, second from left, say goodbye to faculty and friends during Parker's retirement celebration Sept. 20 in the Department of Pediatrics library. Bestowing good wishes to the parkers are, from left, Dr. Sharon McDonald, assistant professor of pediatrics, hematology and oncology, Dr. Magolia Castilla, associate professor of pediatrics in emergency medicine, and Dr. Jeff Crout, associate professor of pediatrics.
Parker spent more than forty years of his career at UMMC, leaving for only two years to complete a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship