P&S Journal: Fall 1994, Vol.14, No.3
Class of 1923
Kinichi Iwamoto of Hoho-kus, N.J., died in February 1994 at the age of 98. He retired in 1969.
Class of 1928
Sylvan E. Moolten of Highland Park, N.J., died Nov. 14, 1993. After training at Mount Sinai Hospital, he opened a practice in internal medicine in Manhattan and was on the attending staff of Mount Sinai. He served in the Army during World War II as a pathologist and retired in 1946 at the rank of lieutenant colonel. Dr. Moolten was a clinical professor of pathology at Rutgers Medical School in New Brunswick, N.J. He was also a pathologist at Roosevelt Hospital for Chest Diseases in Metuchen, N.J., and director of laboratories and laboratory research at the Middlesex General Hospital in New Brunswick, serving as director of medical education at those two institutions. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Isabel London, a graduate of Cornell University Medical College.
Class of 1935
Harold W. Kipp , a general surgeon who practiced in Ossining, N.Y., died Nov. 10, 1993. He trained at Albany and New York Postgraduate hospitals and was chief of surgery at Phelps Memorial Hospital in North Tarrytown and chief of the Sing Sing Prison Hospital. He also was past president of the Westchester Surgical Society and the Westchester Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Kipp served in the armed forces for three years during World War II. He is survived by his wife, Betty Kipp.
Class of 1936
Thomas J. Bulger , a retired surgeon, died Feb. 11, 1994. Dr. Bulger trained at French and Memorial hospitals in New York City before opening a practice in Wilmington, Del., where he was chief of staff at Wilmington General Hospital. Dr. Bulger also served as director of surgery for The Manhattan Project during World War II and was a surgical consultant for the DuPont Company. An avid sportsman, Dr. Bulger participated in the Olympics in Los Angeles in the discus, shot put, and javelin competitions. He is survived by two sons and a daughter.
Class of 1949
Sanford A. Mullen of Jacksonville, Fla., died Jan. 19, 1994. Dr. Mullen did an internship in medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta then trained in pathology at Grady and at the University of Minnesota hospitals. He later moved to Jacksonville, where he had a private practice in pathology. He had appointments in a large number of hospitals in the Jacksonville area and was president and medical director of the Florida-Georgia Blood Alliance, formerly known as the Jacksonville Blood Bank. In 1983, Dr. Mullen was appointed to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council for a three-year term. Dr. Mullen was a member of the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1949 to 1965. During that time he saw active duty in Korea while on loan to the Army. He is survived by his second wife, JoAnn Bonneau Drennon.
Class of 1951
Paul P. Van Arsdel died Jan. 16, 1994. Dr. Van Arsdel interned in medicine at Presbyterian Hospital and, after a research fellowship in medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, returned to P&S as a visiting fellow in 1956. He then joined the faculty at the University of Washington School of Medicine, becoming a full professor in 1969 and head of the division of allergy and immunology. An expert in drug allergies, Dr. Van Arsdel served as president of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, was a visiting fellow at the Brompton Hospital for Chest Diseases in London, and was a visiting professor of medicine at London University's Guys and St. Thomas's hospitals. He was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Dr. Van Arsdel also represented the American Academy of Allergy on the board of delegates of the American Medical Association for 20 years. Dr. Van Arsdel was active in the P&S Alumni Association as the regional representative for the Seattle region. He is survived by his wife, Rosemary Van Arsdel, retired professor of English at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, a son, and a daughter.
The Paul P. Van Arsdel Memorial Fund established at the University of Washington will support research and advanced training in allergy. Contributions may be sent to the Section on Allergy, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA 98195.
Class of 1958
David Shainberg , a psychoanalyst, died Dec. 5, 1993. Dr. Shainberg trained at the American Institute for Psychoanalysis before opening a private practice in New York City in 1967. He also served with the Navy Medical Corps as a lieutenant commander. Dr. Shainberg retired from practice in 1981 to spend more time painting, which he did in an abstract impressionist style. He is survived by his wife, Catherine De Segonzac, two sons, a daughter, his mother, and a brother.