May Meeting

Posted February 25, 2014 at 3:00 PM, Filed Under: All News, Events, Meetings

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 10:00 AM

The Brandermill Region Men’s Club is pleased to welcome Dr. William L. Harp as the special guest speaker for our May 1 meeting.

Dr. Harp will discuss prescription drug abuse and introduce us to the technological innovation of Telemedicine, which provides clinical health care at a distance. He will also describe the all important responsibilities of the Virginia Board of Medicine, which he currently heads as Executive Director.

Dr. Harp is a native Georgian and a graduate of both the University of Georgia and the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Virginia, and returned to Virginia following a four year tour in the U. S. Air Force. He practiced psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry for two decades in the Richmond area before assuming his present appointment at the Board of Medicine. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a Clinical Full Professor in the VCU School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry.