P&S Journal: Winter 1995, Vol.15, No.1
Alumni News and Notes
Robert McCollom , who lives in Sarasota, Fla., celebrated his 90th birthday in November 1993 with a party for 70 friends.
Saul Jarcho has written a book, "Quinine's Predecessor; Francesco Torti and the Early History of Cinchona," published last year by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Larry Pool's 14th book, "Brain Surgeon, Anecdotes 1932-1972," has been published by Rainbow Press. He is professor emeritus of neurological surgery at P&S and lives in West Cornwall, Conn.
Judd Marmor of Los Angeles has had a book published, "The Dyadic Transaction: Psychiatry in Transition."
Arthur Fleiss , clinical associate professor emeritus at the Health Science Center in Syracuse, continues his practice in psychiatry and neurology....In June 1994, Theodore Lidz received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia from the International Symposium on Psychotherapy of Schizophrenia. He also received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Association of Yale Alumni in Psychiatry. Dr. Lidz is Sterling Professor of Psychiatry Emeritus at Yale University.
Helen Wallace of San Diego, Calif., was awarded fellowships from the NIH and the Japanese Aiiku Institute of Maternal and Child Health to study infant mortality in Japan.
Donnell Boardman of Acton, Mass., is founder, director, and president emeritus of the Center for Atomic Radiation Studies and author of the publication, "Radiation Impact: Biologic Responses of Low Level Ionizing Radiation."... Hamilton Webb lives in Fort Myers, Fla., where he is a director of the local branch of the American Heart Association. He conducts health education and public relations for the association.
John Milne , an internist formerly on the faculty of Dartmouth Medical School, retired several years ago. He lives in White River Junction, Vt.
Stuart Eisenberg , professor of radiology, has been in radiology for 49 years and served on the faculty of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond for 31 years. He is semi-retired, working half-time in an emergency room, and still enjoying it.... Paul Kirschner has been promoted to professor of cardiothoracic surgery at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He received the Jacobi Medallion and the Alexander Richman M.D. Award for Humanism in Medicine. He continues in active practice with the Faculty Practice Associates of Mount Sinai Medical Center.
George Gage , retired since 1982 following a stroke, has moved to Dallas, Texas.
Berry Brazelton was awarded the Emmy for Daytime Host in Education Television as host of his show, "What Every Baby Knows," which has been on the air for 10 years and is the longest running show on Lifetime, a national cable channel. Dr. Brazelton was unable to accept the award in person because he was receiving an honorary doctorate in science at Tufts University at the time of the awards ceremony.
Jerome Beloff of Key Biscayne, Fla., is semi-retired but keeps active doing surveys and consultations for the JCAHO several times a month and playing tennis.... Francis Warrick of Richmond, Ind., has retired from his position as plant physician for Alcoa.
Homer Peabody , director of the Sharp Rees-Stealy Research Foundation in San Diego, was selected for the 1994 Russel V. Lee Lectureship. The honor is presented annually by the American Group Practice Foundation to an individual who has provided outstanding service to the group practice of medicine. Dr. Peabody, a physician for 50 years, is board certified in internal medicine and pulmonary disease.... Paul Pierson of Lake Wales, Fla., works in local schools with students of ability from non-functioning homes. He also does triaging in his residential community.
John Stockman retired from Morristown Urology Associates in July 1988. He and his wife, Shirley, look forward to spending more time in their home in Nantucket.
John Howkins has been named clinical director of psychiatry, inpatient unit, at Lankenau Hospital in Wynnwood, Pa. He continues his private practice in psychiatry.... Daniel Weiss finds retirement very busy. He is consultant to the Indian Health Service and a member of the board of directors of the Santa Fe Desert Chorale. His wife, Peggy, is the bone analyst for the Alexandria Archeology Department and the Museum of New Mexico.
Arthur Epstein became professor emeritus of psychiatry and neurology at Tulane Medical School in July 1993.... Edward Gardner has retired as the medical director of the Berkshire Medical Health Center in Pittsfield, Mass., where he was also senior consulting psychiatrist.... Alfred Knudson continues to work at Fox Chase Cancer Center, where he enjoys the current excitement in cancer research. Among several awards are his designation as Fox Chase Distinguished Scientist in 1992 and in 1993 and his election to membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences....Last summer, Jean-Claude Michel , a retired cardiologist in Seattle, won first prize in the Frye Art Museum's annual Puget Sound Area Exhibition. His watercolor, "Clayoquot Dugouts," was painted from his photographs of western Vancouver Island.... Maurice Osborne writes that he still enjoys quiet retirement with gardening, hiking, travel, and occasional flute playing. He does, however, feel somewhat guilty in not having to cope with the increasing constraints and bureaucracy of managed care.
For 20 years, Ted Merrill of Portland, Ore., has alternated between general practice and emergency medicine. He is now easing toward retirement by working part time in a walk-in clinic. "No more deliveries!" he says.... Gerard Turino has been named president of the American Bureau for Medical Advancement in China. The organization, founded in the mid-1930s, promotes medical education, quality of medical care, public health, and medical research in Taiwan.
Although officially retired for three years, Jim Apthorp continues to attend weekly grand rounds, joins chief residents' weekly morning reports, is a member of the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles CME Committee, and facilitates quarterly seminars for pediatric attendings.... Audrey Brown was a speaker at the International Kernicterus Symposium in Tokyo last April, a moderator of the XI Kernicterus Symposium at the American Pediatric Society's meeting in Seattle in May, and a participant at a conference at Barnard College on health care policies entitled "Dream and Reality."...Last spring, John Jahn of Walnut Creek, Calif., took a Yorktown Clipper cruise with Grosvenor Potter'53 who was on board as the ship's doctor.... Elliott Middleton is senior editor of "Allergy: Principles and Practice," published by C.V. Mosby and now in its fourth edition.... Hans Neuberg has served as a member of the Institutional Review Board at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center for five years.... Edward Tamler has published a book, "This Land Is Our Land," about the genesis (in the Hebrew Bible), history, dynamics, and advantages of land value taxation.
Last June, Lila Wallis received the Georgianna Seagar Jones Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the Society for the Advancement of Women's Health Research and Warner-Lambert Co. in cooperation with the National Health Council and the Journal of Women's Health. The award recognized her distinguished career and contributions in osteoporosis, estrogen replacement therapy, and menopause.
Peter Kornfeld , a specialist in allergy and immunology, retired from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1991 and moved to Stanford University's medical school, where he is clinical professor of medicine....Pediatrician Katherine Lobach was one of six Sloan Public Service Awardees for 1993. The award is given to outstanding civil servants whose work performance and commitment to the public weal has surpassed the ordinary. Dr. Lobach oversees New York City's 46 neighborhood clinics that care for more than 100,000 low-income children from birth to age 12. She started a center for high-risk infants and children in the Bronx that provides direct service to them and their families, she helped establish a flagship program of nurses and doctors who go to the schools to treat children who do not get medical attention elsewhere, and she hopes to provide every child with his or her own pediatrician for continuity of care.... John Ultmann has received the Alumni Association University of Chicago Golden vKey Award and has had a professorship named in his honor as a major contributor to the medical center.
Last May, Ed Housepian was awarded the 1994 Ellis Island Medal of Honor given by the Board of Directors of the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations in recognition of his exceptional humanitarian efforts and outstanding contributions to our country.... Moses Mahoi writes that he has been a jack of all trades, endeavoring to do his best and helping where help is needed. He continues to work in Freetown, Sierra Leone, as a family physician with particular interest in holistic health care.... Marian Molthan was honored by Arizona Pediatric Heart Specialists and Phoenix Children's Hospital as Arizona's first pediatric cardiologist. Dr. Molthan began her career at the University of Pennsylvania, where she did her internship and residency. She is board certified in pediatrics, internal medicine, and pediatric cardiology. In 1962 she was invited to Arizona to practice pediatric cardiology and serve as chief of pediatric cardiology of the Children's Rehabilitative Services Program. She was director of pediatric cardiology at Good Samaritan Hospital from 1974 to 1984 and at Phoenix Children's Hospital from 1984 to 1991. Dr. Molthan also served the Indian Health Service for 20 years. Her other interest is animals. She owns Foxglove Farms, where she raises Connemara ponies. She finished ninth in the Great American Horse Race, a race from New York to California, in 1976. Although officially retired, Dr. Molthan continues to work in cardiac clinics in Arizona.... William Targgart of Atherton, Calif., writes that he retired from his practice in internal medicine in September 1993 and since then has lectured and studied in Poland and Israel.
Paul Gulyassy continues full time as professor of medicine in nephrology at the University of California-Davis School of Medicine. ... George Kleinfeld has retired after 30 years in general surgery. He was clinical professor of surgery at the University of Miami and past president and medical adviser to the American Cancer Society. He lives in Boca Raton.... Joan Mayer is professor of medicine and director of the cardiology teaching programs of the University of Miami School of Medicine. Her husband, Paul'54, is clinical professor of surgery (orthopedic) and adjunct professor of biomedical engineering, also at the University of Miami School of Medicine.
June 30, 1994, was declared "Dr. Alan W. Feld Day" by proclamation of the Mayor of North Las Vegas, Nev. Dr. Feld has retired from private practice but remains active as vice president of Nevada Preferred Professionals and Diamond Health Services. ... Warren Leeds of River Ridge, La., has retired from active practice in surgery.
Margaret Heckman of Wauwatosa, Wis., retired two years ago but writes that she is busier than ever writing, traveling, and hiking all over the countryside.... Robert Montroy is associate clinical professor of surgery at UC-Irvine and regent for Southern California Division of the International College of Surgeons.... Morey Wosnitzer has a practice in urology in Springfield, N.J. He writes that he enjoys teaching urologic surgery to the Presbyterian Hospital urology residents rotating through Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J.
Allan Jackman has a practice in internal medicine and rheumatology in San Francisco.... Robert Leach of Waltham, Mass., is president of the American Orthopaedic Association. This past summer he was ship's doctor on a 31-day expedition to the Arctic, sponsored by the Explorers Club. They traveled the northwest passage from west to east recording water temperature and currents and observing the flora and fauna encountered along the way. ... Bart Saunders writes that he has retired from active practice in Los Angeles and moved to more peaceful Baton Rouge, La.... Robert Wallace has been named president of the American Association for Thoracic Surgery.
Richard Druss has written a book, "The Psychology of Illness: In Sickness and in Health," to be published by the American Psychiatry Press in January 1995.
This past summer, Grif Bates, a psychiatrist practicing in Ellicott City, Md., had a one-man show of his paintings titled "Memory Is Everything" at the North Star Gallery in Easthampton, N.Y.... Helen Redman is president of the board of trustees of the Research and Education Fund of the Radiological Society of North America.
Spencer Sherman , director of Manhattan Ophthalmology Associates, has received the Honor Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.... Henry Solomon has been appointed to the board of directors of the American Journal of Hypertension.... Robert Waldbaum has followed Peter Puchner into the presidency of the New York Section of the American Urology Association. He is director of urology at North Shore University Hospital and clinical professor of urology at Cornell University Medical College.
Paul Bachner and his wife, Susan, have relocated to Lexington, Ky., where he is director of clinical laboratories and professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He also chairs the council on education and is a member of the executive committee of the board of governors of the College of American Pathologists. He has been appointed to a second term on the CDC Clinical Laboratory Improvement Advisory Committee by HHS Secretary Donna Shalala.... Alfred Scherzer has been appointed clinical professor emeritus of pediatrics at Cornell University Medical College. He lives in Hampton Bays, N.Y.
David Forrest is president-elect of the American College of Psychoanalysts. In October he lectured at the International Symposium on Body-Mind Problems in Osaka.... Martin Groder , a psychiatrist and faculty member at Duke University, returned to Vanuatu in the South Pacific to do a workshop with aspiring business leaders of Australia and New Zealand.... Ian Reiss , who practices in Miami, has been named president-elect of the Florida Vascular Society.... William Vetter , senior member of the cardiology department of Sutter Medical Group in Sacramento, Calif., will serve as president of the Sacramento-El Dorado County Medical Society in 1995.
Avrum Bluming has been elected to membership in the American College of Physicians. A specialist in hematology-oncology, he is clinical professor of medicine at the University of Southern California and president of the H.O.P.E. Foundation, a non-profit foundation providing support and education for individuals with health-related problems, particularly those suffering from cancer. Dr. Bluming is also chairman of the Los Angeles FreeNet, an information resource providing free professional answers to anonymous requests for medical information.... Richard O'Brien continues to enjoy life in Salt Lake City and environs. For 17 years he has had an academic career in pediatric hematology-oncology at the University of Utah School of Medicine.... Suzanne Oparil of Birmingham, Ala., is president of the American Heart Association.... Michael Schachter of Suffern, N.Y., is working to get legislation passed in New York State to protect physicians who treat patients with non-prevailing therapies such as chelation therapy for cardiovascular disease. In July 1993, he married Lisa Lackhai.... Fred Siegal recently chaired an NIH study section on hematopoiesis in AIDS. He has completed a four-year term on the NIH/DRG study section on AIDS and related research.
Robert Milgram retired from medicine in December 1992 to pursue uninterrupted rural life, which he feels was a wonderful choice.
Ron Allison , who is working on his M.D.-J.D. degree, is director of public information for the California Urological Association.... Bernard Cohen , clinical professor and director of surgical training at the University of Miami School of Medicine's Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, was selected by the Florida Society of Dermatologic Surgeons as "Surgeon of the Year" in March 1994.... Leslie Gise has been elected president of the American Society for Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology.... Ascher Sellner of Brookfield, Conn., has been elected president of the Wilson's Disease Association, an organization that provides support groups and money for patients and information to patients and doctors.
After 14 years as the first division head in gastroenterology at the State University of New York, Stony Brook, Doug Brand is now associate chair and director of education in the school's Department of Medicine.... David Case has been elected governor for the Downstate I New York Region of the American College of Physicians. He is clinical associate professor of medicine at Cornell University Medical College, specializing in cardiovascular nephrology.... Dennis Huskins , a general internist with a private practice in Norwalk, Conn., was made a fellow of the American College of Physicians at the April 1994 national meeting. He also enjoys teaching third-year Yale students in his office.... Jane Nugent hopes to get back to part-time practice soon. She has been incapacitated by injuries suffered in an auto accident and she suffers from M.S. She had a private practice in pediatric endocrinology and was assistant professor of clinical pediatrics in the Syracuse SUNY Upstate Medical Center system at the Binghamton clinical campus and University Hospital.
Jane Hu has a collection of poetry in a book, "A Sojourner," published by the Noble House, the American Literary Press, Baltimore, Md.
Carol Garvey has joined the faculty of George Washington University to teach in the family practice residency and the M.P.H. programs. She will continue to see private patients....Last May, Mark Josephson gave the first Southworth Memorial Lecture at P&S titled "Pathophysiologic Substrate of Ventricular Tachycardia in Coronary Artery Disease." The lecture series has been established to honor the late Dr. Hamilton Southworth, a cardiologist and long-time member of the P&S faculty. Dr. Josephson is professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
Fred Furgang has joined the University of Miami as assistant professor of clinical anesthesiology. He also has been elected vice president of the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists.... Donald Quest , professor of neurosurgery at P&S, has been elected vice president of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.... Robert Schmidt was an organizer and chair of the opening session on health care reform at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in San Francisco last February. He is professor and director of the center for preventive medicine and health research at the California Pacific Medical Center.... Sally Severino , a psychiatrist in White Plains, spent a sabbatical on Capitol Hill as a consultant to President Clinton's Health Care Reform Task Force with the mental health work group.
Mark Levy has been elected chairman and president of the San Francisco Foundation for Psychoanalysis. For the past year he has been the Health Beat Team psychiatrist for San Francisco's NBC affiliate, KRON.... Eve Slater has been named senior vice president for clinical and regulatory development at Merck Research Laboratories division. She will coordinate research on the medical and health outcomes of therapy with Merck's medicines and work with the company's managed care division to coordinate health outcomes research. Dr. Slater is an associate attending physician at Presbyterian Hospital and a consultant in medicine for MGH in Boston. She is also a fellow of the American Academy of Cardiology and in 1992 received the Merck Chairman's Award for her work in the development of Proscar. She lives in Short Hills with her husband and two sons.
Ed Craig has relocated his orthopedic practice from Minneapolis to the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where he specializes in sports medicine and shoulder and elbow surgery. He served as team physician for many of the University of Minnesota men's athletic teams and was a consultant for the Minnesota Twins baseball club. He has designed a total shoulder replacement system.... Katherine Hawkins has been promoted to associate clinical professor of medicine at P&S and elected to fellowship in the American College of Physicians. She is assistant director of medicine and director of medical education at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center in New York.... Jefferson Kaye has become chairman of surgery at the Ochsner Clinic in New Orleans.
Lester Blair received the Alumni Federation Medal for service to Columbia University at commencement May 19, 1994. Dr. Blair, clinical assistant professor of medicine at New York University School of Medicine and an attending physician at New York Infirmary/Beekman Downtown Hospital, has been active in the P&S Alumni Association since 1981, serving as co-chairman of his class fund and a director of the Alumni Association.... Lewis Lane has co-developed and co-patented the Universal Compression Screw, manufactured by Howmedica for musculoskeletal uses.... Jane Orient's new book, "Your Doctor Is Not In: Healthy Skepticism About National Healthcare," has been published by Crown Publishers. Dr. Orient practices internal medicine in Tucson, Ariz.
Maurice James of Jackson, Miss., has been elected vice chairman of the executive board of the State Board of Health.
Patricia Gilhooly writes that after more than a decade of "retirement" spent living abroad with her husband and raising their four children, she has become assistant professor at UMDNJ, where she is an attending in urology at the VA Medical Center in East Orange. She has started a women's urological research program and is principal investigator on a number of clinical research studies.... Andrew Israel has just completed two years as chief of medicine at Mercy Hospital, San Diego, and six years as president of the San Diego County Society of Internal Medicine. He is a trustee of the California Society of Internal Medicine.... George Karp , who practices internal medicine and hematology, has left his full-time faculty position at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to join Michael Nissenblatt'73 in private practice. He continues to be active in clinical research and teaching.
Last year, Jonathan Greenberg's textbook, "Handbook of Head and Spine Trauma," was published by Marcel Dekker. He is currently in private practice in Orlando, Fla.... Austin Kutscher was selected as mayor of Flemington, N.J. A cardiologist at Hunterdon Medical Center since 1982, he runs a private practice, Hunterdon Cardiology Associates, in Raritan Township. He has been chairman of internal medicine at the hospital since 1990.
Last April, Samuel Daniel became a fellow of the American College of Physicians and acting director of medicine at North Central Hospital, an affiliate of Mount Sinai Medical School.... Reginald Manning has been named director of orthopedic surgery at The Brooklyn Hospital Center.... Edward Paluch has received an M.B.A. degree from Duke University and is director of the medical liaison group at Glaxo Inc. in Research Triangle Park, N.C.... Calvin Roberts has been promoted to professor of ophthalmology at Cornell University Medical College. ... Barry Rosen , formerly of Teaneck, N.J., has moved with his wife and three children to Raanana, Israel. He had been medical director of U.S. Healthcare's Medicaid Managed Care Plan in New York and a family physician in a community health center.
Ralph Jozefowicz , associate professor of neurology and medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, has been appointed to the U.S. Medical Licensing Examination Step 1 Behavioral Sciences Test Material Development Committee. Members of the committee design and administer a common evaluation system for measuring the knowledge and cognitive competence of candidates seeking medical licensure. Dr. Jozefowicz has been instrumental in establishing an information exchange between the University of Rochester Medical Center and the Children's Hospital in Kraków. As a Fulbright scholar, he taught in Poland during the 1992 academic year.
Oheneba Boachie-Adjei has joined the staff of the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York as associate attending orthopedic surgeon and co-chief of the scoliosis service. He previously was associate medical director of the Southern California Complex Spine and Scoliosis Center.... Jane Dennison has been elected one of the five best pediatricians in Rhode Island in a poll conducted by Rhode Island Magazine.... Susan Fox has been named by AMWA as an expert in women's and cardiovascular disease. She is director of women's health/preventive medicine at the Strang-Cancer Prevention Center, an affiliate of the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.... Celia Maxwell is assistant professor of medicine and infectious diseases at Howard University Hospital, where she conducts research on AIDS. She also directs the travel medicine program for the hospital. Dr. Maxwell was part of the health care reform task force and worked in the White House for four months last year. She has a 10-year-old daughter....Last July, Ruth Weinstock was elected to the National Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association, an organization she has been affiliated with since 1985. Dr. Weinstock is chief of endocrinology at the VA Medical Center in Syracuse, attending physician at the metabolic bone disease center at the State University of New York Health Science Center, and associate attending physician on the medical staff at University Hospital.
Victor Collymore associate clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, and program director of the internal medicine residency program at Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center, was a speaker on resident education at the AAMC's spring symposium on professional development.... Gus Degreef's father writes that Gus is living and working in rural India.... Charles Wood had a four-month teaching sabbatical at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia, last year and is now chairman of quality assurance-risk management at Kaiser Sunnyside Hospital in Portland, Ore.
Michael Absatz was presented an award as "Teacher of the Year" by the residents in orthopedic surgery at Monmouth Medical Center in N.J....Adrienne Camesas has a practice in cardiovascular diseases in West Islip, N.Y. She and her husband, Larry, enjoy singing with the Waldorf Choral Society. They have two children.... Werner Doyle has been appointed assistant professor of clinical neurosurgery at the New York University School of Medicine. He practices at the Hospital for Joint Diseases, specializing in epilepsy and stereotactic and general neurosurgery.... Pamela Karasik is assistant professor of medicine at the Veterans Administration in Washington, where she is doing cardiac electrophysiology. She has a daughter, Sophie, born in July 1993.... Alfred Mitchell is chairman of surgery at the New Milford Hospital in Connecticut, where he practices orthopedic surgery. He and his wife, Jan, are directors of the Fitness Depot and Rainbow Dance Center in New Preston.... Philip Roth has been promoted to associate professor of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where he also was appointed director of fellowship training in neonatology.
Alex Black is assistant professor of medicine at UCLA and studies the molecular biology of human retroviruses.... Judith Smith is in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Emory University in Atlanta. She has two young boys and notes that she is "busy!".... Martin Weinstock has been promoted to associate professor of medicine (dermatology) at Brown University School of Medicine.
Steven Neustein is an anesthesiologist at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. He and his wife, Debbie, have two children.... Ben Peng and Angela Chan'86 , of White Plains, N.Y., have two children.
Peter Bolo is a psychiatrist on the staff of Fair Oaks Hospital in Summit, N.J. He and his wife, Laila Almeida, have two sons.... Fred Brancati is assistant professor of medicine and epidemiology at Johns Hopkins, where he is doing research in the epidemiology of diabetes and its complications. He also has a practice and teaches in the division of general internal medicine. His wife, Elizabeth Jaffee, is assistant professor of oncology, also at Johns Hopkins. They recently celebrated their 14th wedding anniversary.
James Cushman is at Emory University, working at Grady Memorial Hospital in trauma surgery and surgical critical care.... Craig Friedmann is medical director, Exxon Chemical New Jersey Operations. He lives in Millburn with his wife and two children.... Elyse Seidner-Joseph writes that she and her husband have moved to "the country," the beautiful Brandywine Valley, where she has a practice in gastroenterology in West Chester, Pa.... Jeffrey Wint continues to work in hand and upper extremity surgery in Springfield, Mass. He lives in Northampton, Mass., with his wife and son.
Solange MacArthur is assistant professor of surgery at SUNY-Brooklyn and attending physician in the tumor surgery service at Kings County Hospital, where she directs the breast clinic. ... Thomas Taylor has completed a residency in general surgery and a fellowship in hand, upper extremity, and microvascular surgery at UCLA. He is training in plastic and reconstructive surgery at USC. He has two sons.
Paul Auwaerter is a fellow in infectious disease at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He and his wife, Karen, have announced the birth of a son, Alec Christian, in April.... Vincent DeFilippi was chief surgical resident at University of Chicago-Pritzker Medical School and is now doing a cardiothoracic fellowship at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.... Steven Greenberg has been promoted to assistant professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he studies dementia and stroke. ... Gerald Roth has joined the radiological sciences faculty at the University of California at Irvine as assistant professor.... Scott Plevy , now at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, received a Glaxo Institute Digestive Health Research Award to continue his work on the association of TNF microsatellite and Class II MHC alleles with the production of TNF-alpha as a possible link to inflammatory bowel disease.... Geoffrey Wilson is in his third year of cardiology fellowship at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He and his wife, Claudine, have a daughter born in May 1994.
Elizabeth Baker has joined the staff of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center in Englewood, N.J... Marjorie Gies has a private practice in psychiatry in Santa Barbara, Calif. This fall she began analytic training.... Laurence Huang has completed his second year as a pulmonary and critical care fellow at UCSF. He wrote last spring that his brother Andrew'91 was in his third year at UC, Davis, and his sister Cheryl'93 was in her first year of general surgery at UCSD.... Jeffrey Kaplan has started a solo practice in surgery in Memphis, where he lives with his wife and daughter.... Jose Rodriquez is completing his surgical training with a fellowship in the surgical treatment of arthritis at the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
Having completed a residency in general psychiatry at McLean Hospital, Cynthia Berkowitz is a resident in child psychiatry at Children's Hospital in Boston.... Rustin Berlow plans to finish his psychiatry residency program at UCSD in June 1995. He and his wife, Julie, have three children.... Stefano Bini writes that he plans to spend two weeks in the Himalayas working in a volunteer position with Orthopaedic Overseas before embarking on a fellowship in orthopedic oncology and reconstructive surgery in Bologna, Italy. ... Steven Brown is doing a cardiology fellowship at Barnes Hospital of Washington University in St. Louis. He and his wife, Tamarah (MPH'83), have two daughters.... Jennifer Heath has joined the academic practice at University of Vermont in a primarily clinical position. However, she enjoys teaching in a resident clinic once a week.... Steven Libutti is chief resident in general surgery at Presbyterian Hospital.
Having completed a residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, Esther Chung is a fellow in general academic pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania.... Stephen Hoenig married Dr. Melanie Derman, a graduate of Albert Einstein School of Medicine, in April. Dr. Hoenig is a surgical resident at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, where his wife is a resident in internal medicine.... Donald Lloyd-Jones , a cardiology fellow at MGH, was married in June to Dr. Kathleen McKibbin, a graduate of the Albany Medical College....Having completed her pediatric residency training, Natalie Neu is back at P&S doing a pediatric ID fellowship. She plans to get a master's degree in public health.... Ron Reilly has completed a year as chief resident of emergency medicine at Christ Hospital, Oak Lawn, Ill.... Dan Ronel is chief resident of pediatrics at the Boston Children's Hospital....After two years of general surgery at Irvine, Humberto Sauri is now at UCLA on an NIH-funded, two-year research fellowship in surgical oncology. He reports that he loves the extra free time.... Neil Stein is clinical assistant professor of medicine at Cornell University Medical College. He has a practice in cardiology in Queens and is on the staff of North Shore University and St. Francis hospitals. He and his wife have four children.
Emil Chynn is beginning his second year of residency in ophthalmology at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He presented a paper, "Acanthamoeba Keratitis," at the 27th International Congress in Ophthalmology in Toronto. ... Nozipo Maraire , who is pursuing a residency in neurosurgery at Yale-New Haven Medical Center, has been admitted to Yale's MPH program.
After his first postgraduate year on active duty with the U.S. Navy at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, James Storey has become the first participant in the Navy/Air Force Exchange Residency Program and will complete his residency in medicine at Wilford Hall Air Force Medical Center in San Antonio.... Kenneth Whittaker has completed an internship in pediatrics at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland. He recently married Kathryn Dessayer.
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