Memorial Service for Dr. Keith Amos - June 29

UNC will host a celebration of Dr. Amos' life on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Genome Sciences Building on Bell Tower Rd.

Memorial Service for Dr. Keith Amos - June 29 click to enlarge Dr. Keith Amos

Dear Friends,

As you have probably already heard, our dear colleague, Dr. Keith Amos, passed away suddenly in Edinburgh, Scotland, while on a Dr. Claude Organ, Jr., Travel Award from the American College of Surgeons.

We will have a celebration of his life on Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 1 p.m. with a reception following.

The UNC Genome Science Building, 250 Bell Tower Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
Parking will be available in the nearby Bell Tower Parking Deck.
A map showing the location of the event and parking is shown below, along with contact information for local hotels. You may also download a printable version of the map in PDF form here.

Memorial Gifts
In lieu of flowers and gifts, Dr. Amos' family requests donations to one of the two endowments created in his memory:

  • The Dr. Keith Dave Amos Endowed International Fellowship will provide funding for international educational experiences for medical students attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine. To donate: Please send a check to The Dr. Keith Dave Amos Endowed International Fellowship, 880 MLK Jr. BLVD., Campus Box 7565, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-2600 (make payable to "The Dr. Keith Dave Amos Endowed International Fellowship")
  • The Dr. Keith Dave Amos Endowed Scholarship will provide support for undergraduate Pre-Medical students attending Xavier University of Louisiana. To donate: visit and type "Keith Amos Scholarship" in the Gift Designation/Comments section.

All are invited to attend and celebrate the life of this wonderful surgeon, friend, and family man.

Anthony A. Meyer
Chair, UNC Department of Surgery

Area Hotels:
The Carolina Inn
211 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-933-2001 or 800-962-8519
Just under 70 rooms available as of this writing
* One block from Memorial Service location

Aloft Chapel Hill
1001 South Hamilton Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-932-7772 or 866-716-8143

Hilton Garden Inn Durham Southpoint
7007 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27713

Marriott Courtyard Chapel Hill
100 Marriott Way
Chapel Hill, NC 27517
919-883-0700 or 888-236-2427

The Siena Hotel
1505 East Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-929-4000 or 800-223-7379

The Franklin Hotel
311 West Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
919-442-9000 or 866-831-5999