Honorees and Student Remarker

Speakers and Honorees from UMB Commencement 2018 sitting down and giving speeches to the graduating class

The University of Maryland, Baltimore congratulates its 2019 honorary degree recipients, honorary marshals, and student remarker. Read about them in the stories below.

Read advice for the UMB Class of 2019 from this year's esteemed speakers and honorees.

Honorary Degree Recipients

Victoria Hale Small Portrait
Victoria G. Hale, BSP ’83, PhD – Honorary Doctor of Science

Adjunct professor, University of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy, and founder, OneWorld Health and Medicines360

Philip Needleman Small Portrait
Philip Needleman, PhD ’64, MS - Honorary Doctor of Science

Emeritus trustee and National Council chair, Washington University School of Medicine

Honorary Marshals

Robert Beardsley, PhD, MS Small Portrait
Robert Beardsley, PhD, MS - Honorary University Marshal

Professor and vice chair for administration, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Services Research, School of Pharmacy

Jane Lipscomb Small Portrait
Jane Lipscomb, PhD, RN, MS, FAAN – Honorary Faculty Marshal

Retired professor, School of Nursing and School of Medicine

Jacquelyn L. Fried Small Portrait
Jacquelyn L. Fried, RDH, MS – Honorary Student Marshal

Retired associate professor and director, Division of Dental Hygiene, School of Dentistry

Student Remarker

Sarah Shepson Small Portrait
Sarah Montague Shepson, MPPA

Francis King Carey School of Law