April 26: Froemke Chemistry Lecture Series
Alumnus Dr. Gregory Schultz, a vascular physician and surgeon based in Sioux Falls, will discuss “How Chemistry has Revolutionized the Care of Patients with Vascular Disease” at the John A. Froemke Chemistry Lecture Series on Friday, April 26. A reception for the event will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Pendulum Lounge; Schultz's discussion will begin at 4 p.m. A banquet will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Sioux Falls Seminary. (To RSVP for the banquet, contact Marlys Vant Hul.)
The reception and discussion are free and open to the public.
Learn more about Dr. Greg Schultz.
After graduating from Augustana with majors in biology and chemistry in 1974, Schultz went on to the University of Minnesota Medical School. He did an internship in general surgery and completed his residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis. He did vascular surgery
training at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., followed by a fellowship in vascular surgery at Providence Medical Center in Seattle, Wash.
He returned to Sioux Falls in 1986 as the first trained certified vascular surgeon in the region and has been providing vascular care since.His practice, Sanford Vascular Associates, includes a team of physicians dedicated to providing state-of-the-art vascular care, utilizing minimally invasive techniques.
Dr. John August Froemke (1893-1988) was professor of natural sciences and chemistry at Augustana from 1930 to 1964. He made many important contributions to the Chemistry Department and to the College, as did his wife, Mary. In honor of his efforts, the John A. Froemke Chemistry Lecture Series was established as an event with a notable Augustana chemistry graduate as the speaker.
Marlys Vant Hul
Natural Science Division Coordinator