IN MEMORIAM: DR. PURVIS W. HILL, M.D. '71

Dr. Purvis W. Hill died on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Hill practiced medicine in his home state of of Clarksdale, Mississippi for over 41 years. He was a humble man who had the gift of compassion and stellar bedside manners even as a young resident doing his Obstetrics and Gynecology rotations at the old Freedmen's Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was profiled in the book "The Promised Land" as a physician commited to caring for his community of Clarksdale.

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