Blue Hill native earns degree

Joelle Perkins, DO, daughter of Kim and Ralph Slaven and Lonnie Perkins of Blue Hill, a member of the graduating class of 2014 at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine at commencement ceremonies held at the Cumberland County Civic Center on Saturday, May 17.

UNE graduated 116 physicians at the ceremony, including 25 Master of Medical Education Leadership degree recipients. Dr. Perkins will be completing her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass., over the next four years. She hopes to return to Maine to practice.

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