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CONWAY, SC– Conway Medical Center physician James W. Adamson, DVM, MD, FACP has been named to the Williamsburg County School District Hall of Fame. Dr. Adamson was inducted during the Annual Hall of Fame Induction Scholarship Gala presented by Williamsburg County School District on May 17, 2013 at Kingstree Senior High.

Dr. Adamson is a graduate of Cades High School and he then received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, AL.  Upon graduation, Dr. Adamson was honored as the top cadet for four years in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC). Dr. Adamson became Captain Adamson as he was also commissioned into active duty in the United States Army at the time of his graduation. 

Captain Adamson served in the army in the veterinary at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland from 1973 to 1975.  Captain Adamson earned his doctorate of medicine from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1979 and then completed his internship and residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC, where he was also promoted to Major. In 1986, Dr. Adamson left active duty and entered into private practice in South Carolina.

In 1991, Dr. Adamson was recalled to active duty and served in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm.  He received the prestigious Bronze Star for “Exceptionally Meritorious Service” in support of US Army Forces Central Command and the Multi-National Coalition. 

Dr. Adamson now practices with Conway Physicians Group (CPG) Internal Medicine-Creel Street.  He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and was named a Fellow of the American College of Physicians in 2003. Dr. Adamson is a member of the American Medical Association, the South Carolina Medical Association, the Horry County Medical Association and the South Carolina Chapter of the American College of Physicians, which awarded him their highest honor in 2008, the SC ACP Laureate Award.

 

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