Governor Deval Patrick greets Dr. Hinton's family at the start of the ceremony dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. Hinton's name.

Governor Deval Patrick greets Dr. Hinton's family at the start of the ceremony dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. Hinton's name. (From Left): Nonna Cox Jones, wife of Basiyr A. Jones; Basiyr A. Jones, Dr. Hinton's great-grandson; William A. H. Waaiz, Dr. Hinton's great-great-grandson; Mr. Charles H. Jones, Dr. Hinton's grandson; Governor Deval Patrick; Secretary of Health and Human Services, Dr. JudyAnn Bigby.

Dr. William A. Hinton's family members listen during the ceremony dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. Hinton's name.

Dr. William A. Hinton's family members listen during the ceremony dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. Hinton's name. (From Left) Nonna Cox Jones, wife of Basiyr A. Jones; Basiyr A. Jones, Dr. Hinton's great-grandson; Mr. Charles H. Jones, Dr. Hinton's grandson; and William A. H. Waaiz, Dr. Hinton's great-great-grandson.

Governor Deval Patrick at the ceremony dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. William A. Hinton's name.

Governor Deval Patrick at the ceremony dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. William A. Hinton's name. (From Left) Secretary of Health and Human Services Dr. JudyAnn Bigby; Governor Patrick; and Albert Sherman, Vice Chancellor of UMass Medical School and Public Health Council member.

The unveiling of a plaque dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. Hinton's name.

Secretary of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. JudyAnn Bigby, Governor Patrick and Dr. William A. Hinton's family observe the unveiling of a plaque dedicating the State Laboratory Institute in Dr. Hinton's name. (From Left) Secretary Bigby, Governor Patrick, Charles H. Jones, Dr. Hinton's grandson; William A. H. Waaiz, Dr. Hinton's great-great-grandson; Basiyr A. Jones, Dr. Hinton's great-grandson; and Nonna Cox Jones, wife of Basiyr A. Jones.

the Governor hears about important food borne illness lab work from Lab Analyst Rebecca Serrell.

After the dedication ceremony, Governor Patrick toured several areas of the newly-designated Dr. William A. Hinton State Laboratory Institute. Above the Governor hears about important food borne illness lab work from Lab Analyst Rebecca Serrell. Dr. Mary Gilchrist, DPH Director of Laboratory Science, looks on.


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