Video: Levi Watkins Jr. Memorial ServiceApr. 29, 2015, 5:02 PM
Watch video of the memorial service celebrating the life of Levi Watkins Jr., M.D., which was held Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Vanderbilt’s Benton Chapel. Dr. Watkins died April 11, 2015.
The memorial service was co-officiated by Emilie Townes, Ph.D., D.Min., dean of the Vanderbilt Divinity School, and The Rev. Mark Forrester, University Chaplain and director of Religious Life. Speakers included Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of VUSM; Andre Churchwell, M.D., senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs; and John Tarpley, M.D., professor of Surgery and VUSM classmate of Dr. Watkins from the 1970 graduating class.