P&S Journal: Spring 1997, Vol.17, No.2
Kent Ellis, M.D.
Kent Ellis, M.D., professor emeritus of radiology, died Dec. 1, 1996. Dr. Ellis was affiliated with Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center for more than 40 years.
Dr. Ellis served in World War II in the North Atlantic and in the Pacific, where he earned 11 battle stars. A 1950 graduate of Yale medical school, Dr. Ellis completed his residency training at CPMC in 1954. He built a distinguished career as a nationally recognized leader in chest and cardiovascular radiology and made many important observations on the X-ray manifestations of congenital heart abnormalities.
He retired in 1992.
OTHER FACULTY DEATHS
William S. Clark, M.D., special lecturer in medicine at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, died Sept. 22, 1996.
John A. Cook, M.D., special lecturer in psychiatry, died Oct. 23, 1996. See alumni deaths for more information.
Katrina De Hirsch, special lecturer in psychiatry, died in January 1996.
Cheng-Chun Huang, Ph.D., professor of clinical otolaryngology, died Dec. 5, 1996.
Hans Kaunitz, M.D., retired clinical professor of pathology, died Nov. 27, 1996. He was a physician to the Austrian consulate for more than 30 years.