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In memoriam

Published on Monday, November 24, 2014

Published on November 24, 2014

The Medical Center extends its sympathy to the families of former faculty in appreciation for their loved ones’ contributions to the academic health sciences center.


Dr. Ben Clower, who served in the Department of Anatomy from 1966-2010, died earlier this month. He was 72.

A native of Sunflower, Clower graduated from Millsaps College and received his doctorate from UMMC. During his 45-year tenure here, Clower was the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the Nelson Order and the Hembree Honor Society Award. He was selected as an "All Star" teacher by his students numerous times.