May 1, 2013 — Dr. C. David “Mugsy” Adair, a nationally recognized physician and researcher, will be presented an honorary degree of Doctor of Science at Morehead State University’s Spring Commencement, May 11.
During the ceremony that begins at 10 a.m. in the Academic-Athletic Center, MSU President Wayne D. Andrews will confer degrees on graduate and undergraduate students from the College of Business and Public Affairs and College of Science and Technology.
A second program will begin at 2 p.m. with students in the Caudill College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences and College of Education participating
A 1986 graduate of MSU, Dr. Adair is a leading researcher and innovative developer in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. He is professor and vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine and director of Women’s Services at Erlanger Hospital. In addition to these positions, Dr. Adair is founder and chief science officer of Glenveigh Medical, a pharmaceutical company committed to OB/GYN issues, and co-founder and CEO of Regional Obstetrical Consultants.
The focus of both Dr. Adair’s practice and research is high-risk pregnancies. He has been nationally recognized for his success in improving the care and outcome for mothers and babies in highly complicated pregnancies. Currently, his efforts relate to the treatment of preeclampsia and eclampsia.
Dr. Adair received his undergraduate degree in biological sciences, his medical degree from Marshall University, residency in obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville, and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Wake Forest University. He received training at Henry Ford Hospital, National Maternity Hospital in Dublin, Ireland, and at the Renal Unit Mass General Hospital.
Dr. Adair has continually been a strong supporter of MSU. He resides in Chattanooga, Tenn., with his wife Lisa and their three children.
Additional information on Spring Commencement exercises is available by calling 606-783-2008.