Laboratory director to join pathology faculty
Dr. Barbara J. Proctor, a UMMC alum who has served as medical director of the laboratories at Central Mississippi Medical Center and Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital, has joined the Medical Center faculty as an assistant professor of pathology.
After receiving the B.S. in biological sciences from Mississippi College in 1977, Proctor earned the M.D. at UMMC in 1981. She did a residency in anatomic and clinical pathology here from 1981-85, serving as chief resident from 1984-85.
While in private practice as a pathologist at Sturgis, Henderson, and Proctor Laboratory, Proctor practiced or was active staff at Central Mississippi Medical Center, Woman's Hospital and Hardy Wilson Hospital. She served as secretary-treasurer of the Medical Executive Committee from 2006-11.
A fellow of the College of American Pathologists, Proctor is an active member of several professional organizations, including the American Medical Association, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the Mississippi State Medical Association.