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SCC Medical Assisting Team Hosts Dr. Thomas Mechas on Campus for Lecture

Dr. Thomas Mechas on campusThe Somerset Community College Medical Assisting (MA) Program recently hosted Dr. Thomas Mechas, MD, FACOG, FPMRS, as a guest speaker. Dr. Mechas spoke with MA students regarding the topic of Women’s Health, including diseases and disorders, prevention and current medical and surgical procedures.

Dr. Mechas is one of few female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery physicians in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He cares for obstetrics and gynecology patients at London Women’s Care. Dr. Mechas has also served as the medical advisor for the Medical Assisting program, which is housed at the SCC Laurel Campus in London.

“Students and faculty at SCC Laurel Campus are always appreciative of his annual visit, as Dr. Mechas provides current and important information to students,” said Medical Assisting Professor and Program Coordinator Karen Webb.

Registered Nurse Kacey Bolton, and Certified Physician Assistant Laura Walters, both from London Women’s Care, also assisted with the lecture.

Shown above: Debra Elam, SCC Medical Assisting assistant professor and clinical coordinator (right) presents Dr. Thomas Mechas with a gift from the program. From left: Laura Walters, PA-C, Dr. Thomas Mechas, Kacey Bolton, RN, and Debra Elam, RMA, AHI (AMT).