Raleigh, NC, August 16, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Dr. Mark Galland, a physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina (OSNC), has awarded Wake Forest Rolesville High School graduate Sherri Smith a scholarship in the amount of $1000. The scholarship was presented on July 23 to the incoming North Carolina State University freshman at OSNC’s Wake Forest office, located at 847 Wake Forest Business Park in Suite 202. Galland, who currently serves as the Wake Forest Rolesville team physician and orthopaedic consultant, chose to award Smith because she demonstrated aptitude and interest in pursuing a career in sports medicine or a health-related field.
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“I was pleased to present Sherri with this scholarship,” said Dr. Galland. “I have confidence that she will do a great job in whatever field of medicine she chooses to pursue. I look forward to keeping in touch with her as she begins her career at N.C. State University.”
About Dr. Mark Galland:
Dr. Mark Galland is an orthopaedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist and physician at Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina. Galland received his medical degree from Tulane University’s School of Medicine and completed his residency in the university’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He began his career in orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine while serving in the United States Navy at a naval hospital at Camp Lejeune, N.C. There, he served as chief of orthopaedic surgery and was the recipient of numerous awards for both leadership and excellence in treating injuries common to sailors and marines. Since beginning with Orthopaedic Specialists of North Carolina, Galland has continued to treat injured athletes. He currently serves as a team physician and orthopaedic consultant to the Carolina Mudcats, the AA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds Major League Baseball team, and as medical director and orthopaedic consultant to the Louisburg College athletic program. He also serves as the team physician and orthopaedic consultant to several local high schools.
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