EOU alumnus & area dentist featured for Health Speaker Series

Source: Kimberly Mueller | EOU Pre-Professional Health Liaison
541-962-3070 | kmueller@eou.edu

May 14, 2013

James McMahan, D.M.D.

LA GRANDE, Ore. (EOU) – James G. McMahan, D.M.D., will be the next presenter for the EOU Health Speaker Series Thursday, May 16. Students and community members are invited to attend the free presentation at 6 p.m. in Badgley Hall, Room 102.

McMahan has practiced general dentistry in La Grande for more than 31 years. He graduated from Eastern Oregon State College in 1976 and from Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry in 1982.

In addition to operating his own practice, McMahan is active in the Oregon Dental Association and the Eastern Oregon Dental Society, serving as treasurer and president at various times. He currently serves as a board of director to the Oregon Dental Association. In 1994 he was awarded the Fellowship Award by the Academy of General Dentistry in recognition of commitment and achievement in continuing education.

McMahan has served as a volunteer oversees with Global Health Outreach medical and dental mission trips focusing on serving the poor, travelling to Nicaragua, Haiti and Ecuador. He also donates his time to Give Kids a Smile Day and the Oregon Mission of Mercy program, EOU Foundation and La Grande Rotary Club.

EOU and the Northeast Oregon Area Health Education Center launched the speaker series with the goal of providing students interested in pursuing healthcare careers the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from members of the area medical community. The series will continue through spring term with one presentation each month.

For more information visit www.eou.edu/prepro or contact Kimberly Mueller, EOU’s pre-professional health liaison, at 541-962-3070.