As a North Louisiana native and first-generation college student, there was no way for Donald Simpson to know the places his career would take him. In Namibia, he led a project to develop a biomedical services program. In Saudi Arabia, he developed licensed curriculums in medical laboratory science and radiologic imaging sciences. He’s worked at colleges in Arkansas, New York and Florida.
Now, over 30 years later, he’s returned as the new dean of the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Health Sciences.