On Saturday, May 6, renowned pediatric neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson will be delivering the Commencement Address to the class of 2023 at Patrick Henry College (PHC).
“Our nation’s history is filled with men and women who have led with humility and excellence,” says PHC President, Jack W. Haye. “Patrick Henry College trains and equips leaders like Dr. Carson—leaders who champion the truth and communicate with bold humility, strength, and courage. We look forward to welcoming Dr. Carson to campus as he delivers the commencement address to the Class of 2023.”
About Dr. Carson:
Dr. Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., M.D., is the Founder and Chairman of the American Cornerstone Institute, whose mission is to pursue common sense solutions that challenge conventional groupthink by promoting four founding principles of our country: faith, liberty, community, and respect for life.
For nearly 30 years, Dr. Carson served as Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, a position he assumed when he was just 33 years old, becoming the youngest major division director in the hospital’s history.
Dr. Carson received dozens of honors and awards in recognition of his achievements including the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor. He is also a recipient of the Spingarn Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and has been awarded over 70 honorary doctorate degrees. The U.S. News Media Group and Harvard’s Center for Public Leadership named him among “America’s Best Leaders” in 2008.
About Patrick Henry College:
Patrick Henry College exists to glorify God by challenging the status quo in higher education, lifting high both faith and reason within a rigorous academic environment, thereby preserving for posterity the ideals behind the “noble experiment in ordered liberty” that is the foundation of America.
Founded just 22 years ago, PHC is already numbered among the top colleges and universities in the nation. PHC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). PHC prepares its graduates to make immediate and enduring impact “for Christ and for Liberty.”
The unique fusion of three distinctives sets Patrick Henry College apart from any other college in the world:
1. High Academic Rigor
2. Fidelity to the Spirit of the American Founding
3. Unwavering Biblical Worldview
Extraordinary People Awards (EPA) identify qualified individuals who have achieved exceptional success in their professions and/or have contributed to their communities by empowering the lives of others.
This year we are proud to announce our first recipient, Dr. Henry Oh, for recognition as the “Man of the Year.” Our selection of Dr. Oh has been based on new exemplary accomplishments after receiving the “U.S. Professor of the Year in Health Sciences Award” in 2020.
He has successfully attempted a World Record as “The Professor Who Earned the Highest Number of Post-Nominal Credentials.” The Record Holders Republic, the Official Registry of World Records in U.K. and in U.S.A. has recognized Dr. Oh for earning forty-one (41) professional titles which include thirty-three board credentials, six academic degrees and two honorary doctorates.
Dr. Oh’s credentials are mostly in the clinical sciences. Professional board credentials require passing a certification examination to practice one’s profession, and/or meeting the criteria for competencies, work experience, scholarly works, leadership and academic degrees. Among the forty-one (41) credentials that he has earned include: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT), Certified Medical Technologist (MT), Certified Neonatal Pediatric Specialist (NPS) from the U.S. He is a Chartered Biologist (CBiol) and Chartered Scientist (CSci) in U.K. with a Post-Doctorate of the Chartered Institute of Leadership and Management (PDCILM) in Europe.
Dr. David Adamovich, a Guinness World Record Holder, is the assessor, reviewer and judge of the world record attempt of Dr. Henry Oh. Dr. Adamovich is a multi-world record holder who is known as “The Great Throwdini.” He earned a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Applied Physiology from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York. He served as a professor for 18 years and later became the vice president of EMS Consultants, an Emergency Medicine Management group.
Dr. Gabriel Lopes, president of Unilogos University in Brazil, invited Dr. Henry Oh to deliver the opening and welcoming address to the First International Colloquium in Education and Immersive Technologies held in Brazil on May 3, 2021. His speech was translated to Portuguese. Dr. Oh has been bestowed with an honorary Doctorate in Business Administration (Hon. DBA) by Unilogos University.
Dr. Joshua Bornhorst, president of the Association of Clinical Scientists (ACS), has recently appointed Dr. Oh as the new editor of Clinical Trumpet, the official newsletter publication of ACS.
Dr. Oh is currently the Department Chair and Clinical Professor of Health Occupations at Idaho State University. In 2018, he received an honorary doctorate degree in humanities (D.Hum) from the International Institute of Leaders. He was also recognized as an Outstanding Achiever for Medicine and Allied Sciences in 2017 by the Asia Pacific Excellence Awards. In 2013, he received the Master Teacher of Honor from Kappa Delta Pi International Society in Education. He is a Fellow of the Association of Clinical Scientists, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology in U.K. and a Fellow of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology.
Impec Group’s workplace technology team is expanding again with the hire of Henry Massey as the new Senior Director of Workplace Technology.
As a recognized leader in real estate technology, Mr. Massey has 18 years of related experience planning and implementing in all major markets.
Before Impec Group, Mr. Massey worked for leading technology solutions, including experts in commercial, educational, entertainment, public sector, and healthcare organizations. Solutions included workplace and space optimization, facility operations, integrated workplace management system (IWMS) consulting and IWMS software.
Outside of work, Henry enjoys golfing, studying trends in technology, real estate, and the stock market, but most importantly, spending time with his wife and newborn son.
Mr. Massey expressed his excitement about joining a relationship-driven boutique organization like Impec Group and how he believes in our mission of employee wellness, growth, and innovation. He plans to provide recommendations and strategic direction based on customer’s CRE Technology needs and drive World Class CAD/CAFM teams to deliver quality deliverables according to BOMA/FICM Standards.