Dr. James Keeton Named Paul Harris Fellow

James Keeton, M.D., Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs for the University of Mississippi and Dean of the School of Medicine, was named a Paul Harris fellow at the January 27 meeting of the Rotary Club of Jackson by Rotarian Patrick Smith for his humanitarian efforts on behalf of the citizens of Mississippi. A native Mississippian, he graduated with the bachelor of arts from the University of Mississippi in 1961 and a doctor of medicine in 1965 from the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC). Following residencies in general surgery and urology at UMMC, Dr. Keeton spent one year in pediatric urology residency in London, England.

Dr. Keeton served two years in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy at the rank of lieutenant commander. He returned to Mississippi in 1970 where he has since served the state in both academic medicine and private practice. Dr. Keeton is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and certified by the American Board of Urology.
Dr Keeton is shown below with Dr. Smith and his Paul Harris Certificate. Wwe congratulate Dr. Keeton on his recognition and express our appreciation to Dr. Smith for making the recognition possible.