Remembering Ken Leeper

leeper-featuredKen Leeper, MD was renowned and beloved for his dedication to patient care and tireless devotion to teaching the next generation of clinicians. In this short video, Denise Cardo (his wife); Alvaro Velasquez, MD; and David Guidot, MD discuss Dr. Leeper’s legacy and the Emory University School of Medicine endowment fund in his name:

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Photos from the inaugural Kenneth Leeper Memorial Lecture (Thursday, April 7, 2016):

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Emory Department of Medicine
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