The guest speaker will be FAMU alumnus Dr. Joseph Webster, founder of the Tallahassee-based Webster Surgical Center, the only black-owned ambulatory surgical center dedicated to endoscopic surgery in North Florida.
Dr. Joseph Webster
, Black History Convocation speaker
The event's guest speaker has also played a significant role in serving the medical needs of the black community in the past and present.
For more than 30 years, Webster
has served the FAMU community and the world, as a health educator, expert, researcher and leader in offering cutting edge medical technology to his
He is also the founder of Comprehensive Center for Digestive and Nutritional Disorders and the Imhotep Health and Video Complex.
After receiving his undergraduate degree from FAMU, Webster attained his doctorate in medicine from the J. Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami.
He completed his master's in business administration from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
An international leader in medicine, Webster has participated in training, lectures and cultural exchange programs at major universities and cities throughout the U.S. and in Italy, South Africa, the Caribbean and Canada.
currently serves on the Bond Community Health Center, Inc.
Board and the National Medical Association
Previously, Webster served as an adjunct clinical instructor for FAMU's pharmacy, allied health and public health departments.