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Commencement News

Timothy Johnson, M.D., medical editor for ABC News, delivered the principal address and received an honorary degree at the 154th Commencement exercises held at the College on Friday, May 26.

Johnson, one of the nation’s leading medical communicators of health-care information, has provided commentary on medical problems and answers for viewers since 1975. In addition to commentary on Good Morning America, Johnson provides on-air analysis of medical news for World News Tonight, Nightline and 20/20. He consults with ABC News regarding coverage of medical news. He is also medical editor for WCVB-TV, Channel 5 in Boston.

Also receiving honorary degrees at Commencement were Eavan Boland, Irish poet and essayist; Aaron Lazare, M.D., chancellor of the University of Massachusetts/Worcester and dean of the medical school; and Sister Mary Rose McGeady, president and chief executive officer of Covenant House, the largest privately funded childcare agency in the United States.

The summer issue of Holy Cross Magazine will include full coverage of Commencement.



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