On her way

First-year medical student Iheoma Nwaogu dons her white coat from Will R. Ross, M.D., associate dean and director of the Office of Diversity, at the annual White Coat Ceremony Aug. 18, while W. Edwin Dodson, M.D., associate vice chancellor for admissions and associate dean for admissions, looks on. Nwaogu and 122 other first-year medical students were presented with a white coat, long a symbol of the medical profession. Nwaogu graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Houston.