Trinity School of Medicine is pleased to announce Kent L. Rollins, MD as the keynote speaker for the upcoming White Coat Ceremony to take place on campus on Monday, January 7th honoring the January, 2013 incoming class.
In addition to his position as Chief of Urology for Chippenham and Johnston Willis Hospitals in Richmond Virginia, Dr. Rollins travels to St. Vincent in his role as volunteer surgeon with the World Pediatric Project.
The World Pediatric Project, sends teams of highly-trained pediatric specialists, in a variety of disciplines, to provide critical care services to patients in World Pediatric Project partner countries including St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The goal of WPP is to provide access to vital health services in areas of the Caribbean and Central America where there is a lack of critical care resources available.
In 2010, World Pediatric Project teamed with Children’s Hospital of Richmond and others to fund and build a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Milton Cato Memorial Hospital, the teaching hospital affiliated with Trinity School of Medicine. This specialized NICU provides a safe and sterile environment for sick and premature newborns in their critical first days.
Dr. Rollins is a graduate of the Univ. of South Carolina School of Medicine and completed his General Surgery Residency, holding the chief resident position, at Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University. Today Dr. Rollins is on the Board of Directors of Virginia Urology/Medatlantic having held the position of President from 1996 through 2012. He special interests are Infertility and Prostate Disease.