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Surgical Demonstration Day

Surgical Demonstrations 2016
at Tacoma Community College
Friday, May 20, 2016

Tacoma, Wash. – Tacoma Community College held its annual Surgical Demonstration Day Friday, May 20, 2016, 12:00 pm– 5:00 pm in the Science and Engineering Building on the college’s Tacoma campus.

Students in Gavan Albright’s Human Cadaver Prosection course explained human anatomy and demonstrate surgical procedures. Professionals in the field, college students and high school students in anatomy and advanced biology classes were invited to observe the demonstrations.  Surgical Demonstration Day is sponsored by the TCC Biology Department with thanks to the volunteer partnership of Madigan Army residents, Dr. Donald Moe Dr. Michael Lallemand.   The prosections were Appendectomy & Cholecystectomy, Mastectomy, and Fasciotomy. 

 395 people attended this year -- 347 high school students, 20 participants from TCC, and 28 other community and technical college students.  The TCC attendees included TCC Foundation board president Pat Schuman, TCC Foundation board member Dr. Sandra Reilly and a couple of their community friends with the addition of 24 Tacoma Community College Nursing students. Thirty schools were invited and the following schools attended.

High Schools:  Bellarmine Prep, Bethel, Black Hills, Cascade Christian, Central Kitsap, Charles Wright Academy, Curtis, Franklin Pierce, Graham Kapowsin, Klahouya, Puyallup, Rodgers, South Kitsap, Spanaway Lake, Steilacoom,  Tacoma School of the Arts (SOTA), Tacoma Science and Math Institute (SAMI), White River

Colleges: Bates Technical College, Centralia College, Clover Park Technical College

Thanks to the following students for presenting this year's demonstrations.

Justine Ross
 Anna Koonce
 Kristen Puno
 Josh Jarrett
 Cassidy McKinney
Robyn Buchanan,

Karla Salinero
Elizabeth Frey
Ava Shattuck
Andrew Hoyt
Marquis Pounds
 Jacqueline "Goldie" Griffith
 Sarah Biddlecome
 Andora Brown
 Nicole Kemp

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