Dr. Worthie R. Springer, Jr.

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Title

Dr. Worthie R. Springer, Jr.

Subject

Springer, Worthie R.
Distinguished Alumnus

Name

Dr. Worthie Robert Springer, Jr.

Class of

1957

Death Date

2012

Education

  • Dunbar High School, 1949
  • Dunbar Jr. College
  • BS Philander Smith College, Natural Science, 1957
  • BS/BSM/MD University of Arkansas School of Medicine

Occupation

  • Served in the United States Air Force
  • Internship, Pontiac Michigan General Hospital
  • Private Medical Practice, Little Rock, North Little Rock, Arkansas

Affiliations

  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
  • United Negro College Fund, State of Arkansas, Chairman
  • YMCA Allen Young Branch, Board of Directors
  • Pulaski County Hospital, Board of Directors
  • Little Rock Metro Plan Committee
  • Ward Chapel AME Church
  • Philander Smith College, Board of Directors
  • Urban League, Greater Little Rock Inc.,
  • Executive Board of Directors American Medical Association
  • National Association Public Employees Medical Board
  • Teacher Retirement Medical review

Honors and Awards

  • PSC Distinguished Alumnus, 1976
  • Honor Society
  • Unsung Hero Award, Black Nurses Associations
  • Outstanding Humanitarian award, Arkansas House of Representatives
  • Hazo W. Carter Jr. Presidential Award, Philander Smith College
  • Korean War Medals, United States Air Force
  • Fredrick D. Patterson Memorial Award, United Negro College Fund
  • Citations from the State of Arkansas, then Governor Bill Clinton, U.S. Congressman Tommy Robinson, State Representative John Ward, Jerome Long of Wesleyan University's Department of Religion, (Middletown, Connecticut)

Source

Obituary of Dr. Worthie Robert Springer, Jr., 2012

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Citation

“Dr. Worthie R. Springer, Jr.,” Philander Smith College Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2022, https://pscdigitalarchive.omeka.net/items/show/472.