John T. Herwick M.D. Professorship in Chemistry Lisa Alty
The John T. Herwick, M.D. Professorship in Chemistry was created in 2008 by Dr. John T. Herwick, Class of 1936, and his wife, Mary T. Herwick, as a memorial to Mrs. Herwick's parents, Charles M. and Isabelle Thrasher. The donors' gift honors Lucius Junius Desha, professor of chemistry from 1920 to 1955, who was Dr. Herwick's teacher from 1933 to 1936 in analytic and organic chemistry.
Current John T. Herwick Professor:
Lisa Alty, Professor of Chemistry
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University
B.S., College of William and Mary