FLORENCE – Randy Allen Albrecht, Ph.D., assistant professor of microbiology and immunology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City, and Treadwell Campbell, M.D., owner of the Campbell Family Practice in Mullins, have been honored by the Francis Marion University’s Department of Biology with outstanding alumni awards.
Albrecht received the Lawrence Swails Award, while Campbell was presented the John S. Boyce Award. These distinguished alumni awards, named after the Biology Department’s first two chairpersons, were presented during a reception Oct. 18 on the FMU campus. This is the sixth year the Biology Department has held this recognition of outstanding graduates of the biology program.
Albrecht graduated from FMU in 1996 with a B.S. degree in biology. He later earned the Ph.D. from Louisiana State University in microbiology. He completed postdoctoral work in microbiology and virology at both Louisiana State University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine.
Campbell graduated from FMU in 1981with a B.S. degree in biology and earned the Ph. D. from Meharry Medical College in Nashville. He completed a one year internship and two year residency in family medicine at the University of North Carolina’s School of Medicine. Campbell is board certified in family medicine and is licensed by both the South Carolina and North Carolina Board of Medicine.