By NEMS Daily Journal
COLUMBUS – Mississippi University for Women alumna Dr. Shirley Graves will address the university’s graduates on Saturday.
About 460 degree candidates are expected to participate in the ceremony, which includes December 2011, May and August 2012 graduates.
Graves is one of the most accomplished women in the United States in pediatric anesthesiology and critical care medicine.
The founding “mother” of the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Shands Hospital, she served as chief of the Division of Pediatric Anesthesia and Pediatric Critical Care.