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James Lafayette Potts

James Lafayette Potts, American internist, cardiologist, health facility administrator. Board directors Urban League Central New York, Syracuse, 1990-1994. Served in United States Coast Guard, 1959. Fellow American College Cardiology; member Association Black Cardiologists, American College Physician Executives, American Heart Association (council clinical cardiology).

Background

  • Potts, James Lafayette was born on May 19, 1935 in Cornelius, North Carolina, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, North Carolina Central University, 1957. Doctor of Medicine, Meharry Medical College, 1967.

    Career

    • From assistant professor to associate professor State University of New York Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, 1972-1987. Professor medicine State University of New York Health Science Center, 1987-1994. Chief cardiology Meharry Medical College, Nashville, since 1994.

      Chairman department medicine Meharry Medical College, since 1995.

    Membership

    Board directors Urban League Central New York, Syracuse, 1990-1994. Served in United States Coast Guard, 1959. Fellow American College Cardiology.

    Member Association Black Cardiologists, American College Physician Executives, American Heart Association (council clinical cardiology).

    Connections

    • Married Virginia E., October 29, 1960. Children: Rodney L., Regina L., Kimberly L.
    • spouse: Virginia E.
    • children: Rodney L. Potts
    • Regina L. Potts
    • Kimberly L. Potts
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