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Hendrix College to Host Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Oct. 18


CONWAY, Ark. (October 7, 2021) — The Hendrix College chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa Society presents 2021-2022 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Dr. Collin M. Stultz on Monday, October 18, 2021.

Stultz is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Professor in the Institute for Medical Engineering & Science at MIT, and Cardiologist, Division of Cardiology, at Massachusetts General Hospital.

His lecture, “Artificial Intelligence in Clinical Medicine: What makes a good machine learning model for clinical applications?” will begin at 7 p.m. CDT and is being presented via Zoom. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Stultz is a physician-scientist and academic at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his AB magna cum laude in Mathematics and Philosophy from Harvard College in 1988, as well as his M.D. magna cum laude from Harvard Medical School and a Ph.D. in Biophysics from Harvard University, both in 1997. His Ph.D. thesis work was done in the laboratory of Nobelist Martin Karplus. He is a past recipient of a Burroughs Wellcome Award in the Biomedical Sciences, and a NSF Career Award. He is also a member of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows.

For more information, contact Ginny McMurray, 501-450-1431 or

About the Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars Program

Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholars travel to more than 100 colleges and universities each year, spending two days on each campus and taking full part in the academic life of the institution. They meet informally with students and faculty members, participate in classroom discussions and seminars, and give a public lecture open to the academic community and the general public. Over the last 63 years, over 720 Visiting Scholars have made over 5,500 visits to Phi Beta Kappa sheltering institutions.

About Hendrix College

A private liberal arts college in Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the country’s leading liberal arts institutions and is featured in Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges. Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876, Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To learn more, visit