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American Bar Association publication profiles Tommy Smith 

W. Thomas “Tommy” SmithThe national publication for attorneys, ABA Journal, features Manchester’s own W. Thomas “Tommy” Smith.

The profile follows his journey from pharmacist to a career in health law after being struck by meningococcal meningitis and then sepsis, which led to several amputations. Read the article here.

"All of this changed Tommy Smith’s life for the better, hard as that is to believe. He swears by it, and the appreciation for living he gained. 'And going to law school restored me,' he says."

 He gave in inspiring keynote address at the 2015 White Coat ceremony. 

Manchester University, with campuses in North Manchester and Fort Wayne, offers more than 60 areas of academic study to 1,500 students in undergraduate programs, a Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics, Master of Athletic Training and a four-year professional Doctor of Pharmacy.  Learn more about the private, northern Indiana school at

May 2016