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Chris Stephens awarded an Honorary Doctorate

Published: 24 June 2015
Professor Chris Stephens

Professor Chris Stephens has been made an Honorary Doctor of Medicine by the International Medical University (IMU) in Malaysia.

The award was made in Malaysia on 13th June at the 2015 Prize Presentation Ceremony and Convocation.

Chris has had a long association with the IMU and has been the representative of the University of Southampton at its Academic Council since 2002. Chris held the position of Deputy Chair of Academic Council from 2010 to 2012 and was Chair from 2013 to 2015. During his association Chris has contributed very significantly to the growth and development of the IMU.

International Medical University (IMU) in Malaysia
Professor Chris Stephens

“I was delighted and honoured to receive the honorary Doctorate of Medicine degree from the International Medical University,” said Chris. “It has been a privilege to see their growth and achievements over the last 15 years. I wish them every success for the future and hope the partnership will continue for many years.”

More than 300 students graduated at the convocation which followed a Prize Presentation Ceremony at which a number of gold medals, prizes and awards were given to students with outstanding achievements.

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