A record-setting 450 attendees and 77 vendors made for a successful North Carolina Biomedical Association (NCBA) symposium last December. Chief among the beneficiaries of the NCBAs success are those who take advantage of the meetings educational sessions and networking opportunities. Others include the next generation of biomeds whose community college programs receive NCBA support.
A record-setting 450 attendees and 77 vendors made for a successful North Carolina Biomedical Association (NCBA) symposium held at Pinehurst Resort and Country Club last December.
It was a huge success, comments Boyd Campbell, CBET, CRES, who retired from the presidents post to the position of board member at the associations January meeting. Campbell is with the Catawba Valley Medical Center in Hickory.
All of our classes were well-attended, and we had a great financial success with it.
The symposiums financial success enables the NCBA to continue to fund biomed programs at two North Carolina community colleges. Caldwell Community College & Technical Institute in Hudson and Stanley Community College in Albemarle each will receive $1,000 for equipment and supplies.
New NCBA President Helen Jones attributes the symposiums favorable outcome to what she says are its most valuable components: educational sessions and networking opportunities.
Both Jones and Campbell said credit for the symposiums popular educational portion goes to last years NCBA vice president, Linda Leitch, at Duke Medical Center in Durham.
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