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Carl Allamby, M.D.

NEOMED Alumnus Named as MLK Day Keynote Speaker

Carl Allamby, M.D., a 2019 Northeast Ohio Medical University graduate, has been selected to deliver the keynote address at Cleveland Clinic’s 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Celebration on Friday, Jan. 17.

The story of Dr. Allamby’s career transition from car mechanic and used car business owner to physician  has brought him national attention over the past year from outlets including CBS NewsNational Public RadioBlack and the American Association of Medical Colleges. Dr. Allamby currently serves as an emergency medicine resident at Cleveland Clinic Akron General in Akron, Ohio.

The celebration in honor of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel and Conference Center, located in Cleveland, Ohio.

The celebration and remembrance continue

Dr. Allamby will also serve as the keynote speaker for the Akron Urban League’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast Celebration, scheduled for Monday, Jan. 20.

The event will take place at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, located in in Akron, Ohio. Tickets can be purchased in advance, starting at $40.