March 26, 2018 GMT

“We will always have a deep sense of gratitude to Marshall and the wonderful people there, past and present.”

The McCorkle Family Scholarship is designated as a onetime award for a fourth-year medical student who best embodies the following characteristics the McCorkles value and have served them well as physicians — a commitment to academic excellence, compassion, willingness to help others and leadership.

Dr. Douglas McCorkle entered medical school in 1978 as a member of the school’s inaugural class. He is a Huntington native and an ear, nose and throat specialist. Dr. Lynn Harris-McCorkle is a radiologist. They currently reside near Baltimore, Maryland. Their son, Colin, is a first-year medical student at Marshall, who is set to graduate in 2021 — 40 years after his father’s graduation.


For more information or to support the school of medicine, contact Linda S. Holmes at 304-691-1711.


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