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FSU College of Medicine to Graduate First Ph.D. Student

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Aug. 6, 2008

The Florida State University College of Medicine will mark an important milestone in the development of its research program Saturday with the graduation of its first Ph.D. student.

Dillon Fritz, who will receive a doctorate in biomedical sciences, will participate in commencement ceremonies at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Tallahassee-Leon County Civic Center. The College of Medicine started the graduate training program in biomedical sciences in 2004, three years after the college welcomed its first class of medical students.

Fritz has accepted a National Cancer Institute-funded fellowship at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa. A reception to honor him will take place:

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