Emory Medicine, Spring 1998

 
Class Notes

School of Medicine
 1940s
 1950s
 1960s
 1970s
 1980s
 1990s
Residency Training & Fellowship

Deaths
School of Medicine
Residency Training & Fellowship
Faculty Deaths

1940s



Fred Ownby, 47M



Donald S. Bickers, 42C, 44M, was in neurosurgical private practice in Atlanta from 1952 to 1987 and served as a consultant for Howell Industrial Clinic from 1987 to 1995.

Curtis D. Benton, Jr., 42C, 45M, has retired from the practice of ophthalmology but is still working as medical director of the Metabolic Disease Foundation.

Richard G. Skinner, Jr., 43C, 45M, was recognized as an honorary life member of the board of directors of the Visiting Nurses Association of North Florida, Inc., Jacksonville.
Dr. Skinner continues to serve as a member of the steering committee of the Healthy Start Coalition and is a mayoral appointee to the Jacksonville Children's Commission.

Married: Fleming L. Jolley, 43Ox, 47M, and Bettye Irby, of Sea Island, Ga., on Jan. 6, 1997. Dr. Jolley is professor of surgery, emeritus, at Emory.

Shelbyville, Tenn., cardiologist Fred D. Ownby, 44C, 47M, was honored on Sept. 4, 1996, by Vanderbilt's first annual Fred D. Ownby Lectureship in Cardiology, held at Union Station Hotel in Nashville. Dr. Ownby also in 1996 became the first recipient of the Gold Heart Award of the Tennessee affiliate of the American Heart Association.

1950s



William Waters, 58M



Richard J. Amerson, 52M, received the 1997 Evangeline T. Papageorge Teaching Award from Emory's School of Medicine.

Malcolm G. Freeman, 52C, 55M, retired in January 1996. He was previously a professor of gynecology and obstetrics and an associate professor of pediatrics and pathology at Emory.

J. Harper Gaston, 52C, 55M, retired cardiologist and founding medical director of the Southeast Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, and Edward C. Loughlin (orthopaedic surgery), immediate past chairman of the Piedmont Hospital orthopaedics department, have formed a new company licensed as a managed care/workers' compensation company.

Thomas E. Whitesides, 52C, 55M, received the Leon Wiltze Award from the North American Spine Society in 1996.

Peter C. Sotus, 53C, 56M, of Jamestown, Penn., retired from the practice of pathology at Horizon Hospital System, Greenville, Penn., on Oct. 1, 1996.

Robert B. Smith III, 54C, 57M, was appointed the first John E. Skandalakis Professor of Surgery at Emory in 1996.

William C. Waters III, 50C, 58M, has been named a master of the American College of Physicians. Dr. Waters is currently the first chairman of the board of directors of Promina Health System.

Terrell B. Tanner, 53C, 59M, was elected president of the Southern Medical Association in November 1996.
Dr. Tanner has lived in Oxford, Ga., since 1975. He sold his clinical practice and has embarked on a new career as assistant to the medical director of Prison Health Services, Inc., Georgia region.

1960s



Sam Wells, 61M


Richard Bagby, 66M



Ivan A. Backerman, 60M, has retired to Dog Island, Fla., after 32 years of private practice in obstetrics and gynecology.

Samuel A. Wells, Jr., 58C, 61M, Bixby Professor of Surgery and head of the department of surgery at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, was the 1996 president of the American Surgical Association.

Juha P. Kokko, 59C, 64M, 64G, chairman of Emory's Department of Medicine, has formed a company, Renalogics Inc., to commercialize an experimental drug for kidney disease.

John C. Rieser, 60C, 64M, reports that he has completed his term as president of the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, and, more important, is the proud new grandfather of Samuel Rieser Barkin.

H. Jack Baskin, 65M, assumed office in April 1997 as president of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Dr. Baskin is director of the Florida Thyroid and Endocrine Clinic in Orlando.

Richard J. Bagby, 62C, 66M, an Orlando, Fla., radiologist, is the 120th president of the Florida Medical Association.

O. Wytch Stubbs, Jr., 52C, 55T, 66M, received the 1996 Scott Candler "Mr. DeKalb" citizenship award from the DeKalb County Division of the American Heart Association, in Atlanta.

Elsa J. Sell, 67M, retired from clinical work in 1992, and she and her husband reside in Taos, N.M. Following a residency in pediatrics at Grady Memorial Hospital, she completed neonatology fellowships at Grady and at Vanderbilt. She then spent 20 years on the faculty in neonatology at the University of Arizona, where she developed one of the earliest training programs in the country for developmental care of NICU babies.

1970s



Ruth-Marie Fincher, 76M



Col. Robert F. Griffin, 74M, has been promoted to brigadier general in the US Army. Dr. Griffin has served as commander of the Army Medical Department Activity and the 98th General Hospital in Nuremberg, Germany.

William H. Kirkley, 68Ox, 70C, 74M, has rejoined The Moore Orthopaedic Clinic, PA, for the general practice of orthopaedic surgery.

Hugh W. Randall, Jr., 69Ox, 71C, 75M, has been promoted to professor in the department of gynecology and obstetrics at Emory. Dr. Randall is chief of the gyn-ob service at Grady Hospital.

Ruth-Marie Griswold Fincher, 76M, was chosen as one of three teachers in the United States and Canada to receive the 1996 Alpha Omega Alpha Distinguished Teaching Award. Dr. Fincher is vice dean for academic affairs at the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine.

1980s



Camille Davis-Williams, 81M



J. Mark Lawson, 80M, was elected governor of the American College of Gastroenterology for the state of Virginia.

Camille Davis-Williams, 75C, 81M, chief of obstetrical services at Crawford Long Hospital, was cited as one of Atlanta's top doctors by Atlanta Magazine. She is the founder and CEO of the Greater Atlanta Women's Health Care Association.

Born: To Nina Sherman Johnston (80C) and Smith L. Johnston III, 76C, 81M, their second son, Matthew Wyatt, on April 13, 1995. Dr. Johnston is a flight surgeon for NASA in Houston.

Stuart J. Bresee, 82M, is chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine in Knoxville.

Thomas C. Pearson, 82M, 91G, co-director of the kidney-pancreas transplant service at Emory, received the NIH Basic Science Award from the American Society of Transplant Physicians.

Jeffrey B. Neustadt, 83M, was named chief of orthopedic surgery and vice chairman of the department of surgery at All Children's Hospital, Tampa Bay, Fla.

Randall R. Ozment, 77Ox, 79C, 83M, moved to Dublin, Ga., where he practices ophthalmology with Dublin Eye Associates. He and his wife, Laura Panter Ozment (78Ox, 80N), have four children.

Steven M. Hollenberg, 84M, is a physician in the sections of critical care and cardiology at Rush Medical College, Chicago. He is married to Susan Colilla (93MPH).

Christian P. Larsen, 80C, 84M, 91G, co-director of the kidney-pancreas transplant service at Emory, was awarded the Roche Presidential Travel Award by the American Society for Transplant Surgeons. He also received the NIH Basic Science Award from the American Society of Transplant Physicians.

Michael J. O'Neill, 81C, 85M, is chief of staff at Eastside Medical Center, Snellville, Ga. Dr. O'Neill is an internist and is married to Ann Malmer O'Neill (81C).

John D. Henry, Jr., 82C, 86M, was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons on Feb. 22, 1996.

Born: To Stephen J. Khan, 86M, and his wife, Tamara, a daughter, Rachel Elizabeth Kahn, on Feb. 5, 1997. Dr. Khan is an attending radiologist at the Valley Medical Center Residency Program in San Jose, Calif.

Born: To Scott B. Kleber, 86M, and Nancy Habif-Kleber, their second son, Troy Justin, on Aug. 3, 1995. Dr. Kleber is in private practice in internal medicine in Atlanta.

Born: To Annette I. LaMorte, 86M, and Steven D. Leach, 86M, their second son, Nathan Christopher, on Dec. 17, 1995. Dr. LaMorte is on the reproductive endocrinology and infertility faculty at Vanderbilt, where Dr. Leach is an assistant professor in surgical oncology.

Peter L. Beilenson, 87M, received the American Public Health Association's first Milton and Ruth Roemer Prize for Creative Local Public Health Work on Nov. 16, 1996, in New York City.
Dr. Beilensen is an associate with the department of maternal and child health, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, where he received his MPH in 1990.

Kevin C. Chung, 83C, 87M, of Ann Arbor, Mich., is on the plastic and hand surgery faculty at the University of Michigan Medical Center. In addition, he received a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholarship to study outcomes research in surgery.

Born: To Russell A. Flint, 83C, 87M, and Alisa Kutchera Flint (86B, 87MBA), a son, Thomas Champion, on Jan. 11, 1997. They have two other children, William Austin and Rachel Anne. Dr. Flint has an orthopaedic surgery practice in Spruce Pine, N.C.
In addition, Dr. Flint was inducted on Feb. 13, 1997, as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Born: To David F. Rodriguez, 83C, 87M, and Ramie Little Rodriguez (85C, 90L), a daughter, Ciel Wynn, on April 15, 1996. Dr. Rodriguez is an internist in Atlanta.

Born: To John L. Shuster, Jr., 87M, and his wife, Susan, their fourth child, Joseph Davis, on April 17, 1996.
Dr. Shuster was awarded the Soros Faculty Scholarship, Project on Death in America. In addition, he has been named medical director of the hospice program, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Born: To Margaret Mothershead Still, 83C, 87M, and her husband, Steven, a daughter, Stephanie Grace, on September 16, 1996.

Born: To Joel R. Wolfe, 87M, and his wife, Susan, a third son, John Richard, on Sept. 17, 1996. Dr. Wolfe is an orthopaedic surgeon in Holland, Mich., and is chairman of the department of surgery at Holland Community Hospital.

M. Louis Moss, 83C, 88M, is completing a fellowship in clinical neurophysiology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

David W. Orias, 88M, completed cardiology electrophysiology training at Johns Hopkins Hospital and has joined a cardiology group in Davenport, Iowa.

Flavia Mercado Whitehead, 84C, 88M, of Atlanta, wrote that she and her husband, J. Paul Whitehead III, have two children: Davis Alexander, born in 1991, and Elaine Isabelle, born in 1993.

Fernando Bayo III, 85C, 89M, completed body imaging fellowship training in June 1995 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He then moved to LaGrange, Ga., to practice radiology for Chattahoochee Valley Imaging. He and his wife, Angela, have two daughters.

Carlton M. Clinkscales, 89M, is an associate professor in orthopaedics and director of the hand and upper extremity service at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, in Denver.

Born: To Diane Voelpel Duvall, 89M, and Charles H. Duvall, of Atlanta, Ga., a son, Adam Grant, on July 27, 1996. Dr. Duvall is a dermatologist associated with Kaiser Permanente.

Born: To Brian D. Hale, 85C, 89M, and Constance Meyer Hale, 85Ox, 87C, 91M, a son, Brandon Douglas, on Dec. 15, 1995. They reside in Clearwater, Fla.

Married: Lee M. Oberman, 85C, 89M, and Caryn R. Meyerowitz, in Irvine, Ca., on Dec. 28, 1996. The are residing in Atlanta, where Dr. Oberman is associated with the gastroenterology group of Harold Asher (57C, 59M) at Northside/St. Joseph's hospitals.

Married: Marie Oliveria, 89M, and David Liebman, 90M, on Sept. 5, 1992, in Santa Barbara, Calif. They have a son and live in Clemson, S.C., where they are in private practice at Clemson Health Center.

Born: To James M. Patton, 83Ox, 85C, 89M, and Leslie Dermond Patton (83Ox, 85C), of Fletcher, N.C., a son, Cole Thomas Patton, on Oct. 11, 1995.

Born: To Joel E. Perchik, 85C, 89M, and Pamela Ruff Perchik (83Ox), their second child, Madison Caroline, on Oct. 17, 1996. They also have a son, Jordan David. Dr. Perchik is associated with Regional Radiology Associates in Jackson, Tenn.

Stuart N. Seidman, 85C, 89M, is doing psychoendocrine research at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York. He also has a private practice in Manhattan. He and his wife, Malka, have a son, Yonatan, born May 14, 1995.

1990s



Tamara L. Fisk, 90M, who spent more than a year in China, is shown here in traditional Yi clothing (right) with ICU nurse Saron Liu. During the year, she learned about traditional Chinese medicines and collaborated with health workers and a retired Chinese physician in a village clinic.



Born: To John M. Copenhaver, 86C, 90M, and Kirstin D. Wilhelmsen (88C), a daughter, Paige Alexandra, on Oct. 13, 1995. Dr. Copenhaver is a pediatrician at Egleston Children's Hospital, Atlanta.

Tamara L. Fisk, 90M, spent a year and a half in Sichuan, China, working with a retired Chinese physician under the sponsorship of Medical Services International.

David Liebman, 90M. See entry for Marie Oliveria, 89M.

Born: To Connor F. McBryde, 86C, 90M, and Karrie Walters McBryde (86B), a daughter, Kimiko Rebecca, on Aug. 26, 1996. Dr. McBryde is an internist at the Veterans Hospital in Denver and is on the faculty at the University of Colorado Medical School.

Born: To Debora Phipps Quigley, 90M, and John K. Quigley, 83T, 90M, their second child, a daughter, Hannah Jean, on Sept. 26, 1996.

Ronald S. Weber, 90M, has returned to the Atlanta area to practice ophthalmology with Dr. Jay Berger in Peachtree City, Newnan, and Carrollton.

Rona Bar-Din, 91M, is a pediatrician in the East Bay, Calif., area. Her husband, Theodore R. Levin, 91M, is a gastroenterology fellow at the University of California-San Francisco, where he is associated with the Kaiser Permanente division of research. They live in Oakland with their two daughters, Aliza and Yael.

Married: Kelly L. Carson, 91M, and Richard Raeside, on May 18, 1996. Dr. Carson completed her last year of GI training at Duke and has moved to Memphis, Tenn., to join her husband.

Born: To Molly E. Dempsey, 91M, and Stan Webster, a son, Benjamin Patrick Webster, on Sept. 12, 1996. Dr. Dempsey is completing a clinical fellowship in pediatric radiology at Children's Hospital, Boston.

Constance Meyer Hale, 85Ox, 87C, 91M. See entry for Brian D. Hale, 85C, 89M.

Thomas R. Terrell, 91M, graduated from the MAHEC family practice residency, in Asheville, N.C., and completed a fellowship in sports medicine at Michigan State University. He was selected as an Olympic team physician for the 1996 games in Atlanta.

Born: To Lori Germano Desoutter, 88C, 92M, and Nicholas Desoutter (87C), a son, Thomas Andrew, on March 29, 1996. She is a pediatrician in Atlanta.

Born: To Brad Henry Goodman, 92M, and Kristen Wigh Goodman (89C), a daughter, Natalie Kate, on April 25, 1996. They reside in Houston, Tex., where Dr. Goodman is in the division of allergies and immunology at Baylor.

Born: To Jennifer L. Kraus, 88C, 92M, and Garet K. Pilling, 88C, 92M, a son, Alexander Taylor Pilling, on July 9, 1996.

Married: Jeffrey T. Kuvin, 92M, and Emily Mathes, on May 26, 1996. Dr. Kuvin has been a fellow in cardiology at Tufts University, New England Medical Center Hospital, Boston.

Born: To Jill Gossett Mauldin, 88C, 92M, and Patrick Duriez Mauldin (93G), a daughter, Claudia Renee, on April 13, 1996. She is a maternal fetal medicine physician at the Medical University of South Carolina.

Born: To J. David Turner, 92M, and Mabel Lastres-Turner, a daughter, Erica Gabrielle, on Jan. 18, 1995. Dr. Turner has been training in hematology/oncology at the Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center, in San Antonio, Tex.

Born: To Philip S. Weiss, 92M, and Gwenn Hornick Weiss (90B), their second child, Joseph Daniel, on Oct. 29, 1995.

Born: To Ruben O. Halperin, 93M, and Nangel M. Lindberg, a son, Emilio Isaac Halperin, on Dec. 11, 1995. They reside in Los Angeles.

Married: Elizabeth K. Kiyasu, 93M, and Robert Polakoff, 94M, on Sept. 8, 1996. She is completing a fellowship in geriatric medicine at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he is a resident in psychiatry.

Born: To David A. Knoll, 93M, and his wife, Susan, a daughter, Olivia Margaret, on Sept. 4, 1995. Dr. Knoll is an internist at Wright-Patterson AFB, in Ohio.

Married: Brad S. Taylor, 83Ox, 85C, 88G, 93M, and Renee Lee Molner, on Sept. 13, 1995. Dr. Taylor is a resident in general surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Married: Alan J. C. Burke, 94M, and Leemore M. McNamara, 94M, on Aug. 26, 1995, at the Capital City Club, in Atlanta. Dr. Burke is an ENT resident at Bowman Gray School of Medicine, where his wife is also a resident, in obstetrics and gynecology.

Born: To Melisa K. Estes, 90C, 94M, and her husband, Rob, their second son, Brandon, on Sept. 3, 1996. Dr. Estes is a resident in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Emory.

Married: Matthew Ben Jaffe, 90C, 94M, and Suzanne Davison (91C, 94L), on April 1, 1995. They reside in Columbia, Md.

Married: Peter D. Panagos, 94M, and Wendy L. McAtee (94N), on Dec. 27, 1995. Dr. Panagos is a flight surgeon with the US Navy, 1st MAW, Futenma MCAS, Okinawa, Japan.

Robert Polakoff, 94M. See entry for Elizabeth K. Kiyasu, 93M.

Married: Rekha Sinha, 89C, 94M, and Vinay K. Siddappa (90C), on May 26, 1996. Dr. Sinha is an internist in Augusta, Ga.

Married: Avinash Kumar, 91C, 95M, and Lana Chiu (91C, 94L), on Nov. 2, 1996. Dr. Kumar is a resident in orthopedic surgery at New England Medical Center, Boston.

V. Rutledge Forney, 96M, began a dermatology residency at the University of California–San Francisco in July 1997.

Residency Training and Fellowship Alumni



Gail Anderson



Gail V. Anderson, Jr., (emergency medicine) was elected to a second term on the board of directors of the American College of Emergency Physicians.

Daniel L. Barrow (neurosurgery) was named Distinguished Alumnus by Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

James K. Elsey (medicine, surgery), a general-vascular surgeon in Thomaston, Ga., carried the torch in the Olympic Torch Relay for his hometown during the 1996 Olympic Games.

Miguel A. Faria, Jr., (neurosurgery) is editor-in-chief of The Medical Sentinel, a journal begun in 1996 by the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) and published in Macon, Ga. Dr. Faria is a neurosugeon and adjunct professor of medical history at Mercer University School of Medicine.

Married: Gary A. Glasser (gynecology and obstetrics) and Adele Siegel, on Dec. 28, 1996, in Atlanta. Dr. Glasser is an assistant professor in the department of gynecology and obstetrics at Emory.

Born: To Mark P. Gold (obstetrics and gynecology) and Pamela Gold, a son. Dr. Gold practices obstetrics and gynecology in New York City.

H. Andrew Hansen II (cardiothoracic surgery) announced the reopening in Lubbock, Tex., of his practice of cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery.
He had served as a clinical professor of surgery at Texas A&M University and as clinical assistant professor of surgery at Baylor after initially leaving Lubbock.
Dr. Hansen and his wife, Kathy, have two children, Meredith McCall and Andrew.

Linton C. Hopkins (neurology) has published Where Bobby Learned to Play, a book telling the story of the relationship between world-renowned golfer Bobby Jones and the 180-acre East Lake Golf Club in southeast Atlanta. The book helped call attention to the plight of the golf course, which had declined in recent years, along with the neighborhood surrounding it. Atlanta businessman and Emory trustee Tom Cousins recently took over the property, beginning a complete restoration of the course, reconfiguring it to look as it did during Jones's day. The renovation of the course and surrounding community will include new housing to replace projects riddled by drugs and violence as well as a YMCA with programs for community youth.

Spencer B. King III (cardiology). See entry in Honorable Mention.

Edward C. Loughlin (orthopaedic surgery). See entry for Harper J. Gaston, 52C, 55M.

Douglas C. Morris (cardiology) was named the first J. Willis Hurst Professor of Medicine at Emory.

Richard L. Oehler (medicine) was awarded an educational grant from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases.
He is completing a fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.

Thomas R. Parsons (pathology) was appointed deputy medical examiner, Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner. He is a major with the US Air Force Medical Corps.

Born: To Mark Ian Silverstein (radiology) and Deborah Ritzenberg Silverstein (78C, 83N), twins, on June 1, 1996.

Francisco L. Tellez (ophthalmology) has associated with Souders, Moll & Izzo Ophthalmic Associates, Ltd., in Memphis. Dr. Tellez and his wife, Diane J. Arculus, have one child, Heather.

Born: To Steven D. Tishler (85C, radiology) and Michelle Susan Tishler, their third child, Shayna Rebekah, on Oct. 11, 1996. She joins two brothers, Joel and Daniel. Dr. Tishler is a radiologist in Nashville, Tenn.

Nanette K. Wenger (cardiology) received the Jan J. Kellermann Memorial Award from the International Society of Heart Failure.

Jean A. Wright (pediatrics, 94MBA) was promoted to vice president of medical management, Egleston Children's Health Care System, Atlanta.

Deaths--School of Medicine Alumni



Cyrus Stoner, 32M



Harry Harper, 33M



Lewis Millender, 62M



Charles J. Collins, 21M, of Orlando, Fla., on July 2, 1996. Dr. Collins was a founding fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He served on the board of governors of the Florida Medical Association and received its highest award, the Certificate of Merit, in 1966. In 1973, he served as consultant to the medical faculty of the University of Saigon, for which he received a Service Recognition from the American Medical Association.
Dr. Collins interned at St. Joseph's Hospital, Savannah, Ga., and was on staff at Marine Hospital until 1925, when he moved to Orlando, where he practiced until his retirement in 1968.
He served on the faculty of the Medical College of the University of Florida during its formative years. He was honored by the Florida Obstetrical and Gynecological Society with a Scholarship Award to be rotated through the state's medical schools.
Dr. Collins is survived by two sons, Charles J. Collins, Jr., (51C, 52L) and Dr. Michael Collins (59C), one daughter, 11 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.

Alton M. Johnson, 26C, 29M, retired pediatrician, of Macon, Ga. He was the first pediatrician in Valdosta, Ga., when he arrived there to begin practice in 1933. Among his survivors are a son, Lt. Col. Alton Miller Johnson, Jr. (58C), eight grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

P. Dan Hudson, 27C, 30M, of Montgomery, Ala., on January 10, 1996.

Leonard Parente, 31M, of Hamden, Conn., on Nov. 9, 1996. He had retired from public health administration.

Anton W. Sohrweide, 31M, of McGraw, N.Y., on May 21, 1997.

Cyrus H. Stoner, 31C, 32M, of congestive heart failure, at age 94, at Emory University Hospital, on Feb. 28, 1997. Dr. Stoner had practiced ophthalmology in the Georgia Baptist Professional Building from 1946 to 1981. He was still practicing, although not performing surgery, until the age of 81.
He served as a clinical associate professor for the Emory teaching staff at Grady Hospital, and was a staff member at Georgia Baptist Medical Center and Crawford Long Hospital.
Dr. Stoner and five others donated money to build the Emory Eye Center, whose learning center was named after him.
Dr. Stoner served as a flight surgeon with the rank of lieutenant colonel in World War II, where he had the opportunity to use his ophthalmology background. He was a past president of the Atlanta Ophthalmology Society.
He is survived by his wife, Dora E. Stoner, of Atlanta, two daughters, Joan Rebecca Hayes, of Greensboro, N.C., and Mary Elizabeth Jones, of Atlanta, six grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.

Harry T. Harper, Jr., 31C, 33M, cardiologist, of Augusta, Ga., on Aug. 24, 1996. Dr. Harper became nationally prominent in 1965 when he treated former President Dwight Eisenhower after he suffered a heart attack on a visit to the Augusta National Golf Club. A native of Copperhill, Tenn., Dr. Harper had lived in the Augusta area since 1934.
Dr. Harper was the first Georgia physician to specialize in cardiology. After interning at Emory, he held a fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia, where he collaborated with Dr. William Hamilton on the first direct arterial recording of blood pressure in humans. He did postgraduate study at Massachusetts General Hospital and entered private practice in 1938.
He was chairman of the Medical College of Georgia's department of medicine from 1942 to 1944 and taught there as a clinical professor of medicine until 1982, when he was named professor emeritus by the board of regents.
He served as president of the medical staffs of University Hospital and St. Joseph Hospital, in Augusta, and as president of the Richmond County Medical Society. He was a founder and past president of the Georgia Heart Association. In 1990, he received the Heart of Gold Award from the Richmond-Columbia County division of the American Heart Association.
Among his survivors is a son, Harry T. Harper III (61C).

John H. Peacock, Jr., 34M, of Arlington, Va., on November 18, 1996.

Gates J. Wayburn, 32C, 34M, of Destin, Fla., on June 12, 1996. A retired gynecologist and obstetrician, Dr. Wayburn is survived by his wife, Frances Thames Wayburn.

R. F. Hauck, 35M, an eye, ear, nose, and throat specialist, of Irvine, Calif., on Sept. 15, 1995.

Moore J. Smith, Jr., 35M, of Lookout Mountain, Tenn.

Max M. Blumberg, 33C, 36M, a retired Atlanta physician, of complications following surgery, on Dec. 26, 1996.
After completing a residency at Grady Hospital and a fellowship in internal medicine at Evans Memorial Hospital, in Boston, Dr. Blumberg volunteered for the Army Medical Corps in World War II. He served in Europe and attained the rank of lieutenant colonel.
He returned to Atlanta after the war and began his practice on Cypress Street, specializing in internal medicine.

Robert L. Williams, 33C, 36M, of Chula Vista, Calif., of congestive heart failure, on May 20, 1995. Besides his private general practice, Dr. Williams also had served as examining physician for the San Diego City Jail for 22 years. He is survived by a daughter and two sons.

A. Elbert Adams, 31C, 37M, of Greenwood, S.C., on Dec. 2, 1995. A surgeon, Dr. Adams is survived by his wife, Margaret P. Adams.

Nathan I. Gershon, 34C, 37M, retired ophthalmologist, of Atlanta, on Jan. 15, 1997, at age 84.
Dr. Gershon was an eye, ear, nose, and throat physician for 43 years. He had received a commendation for bravery from the Ninth Marine Battalion as a commander in the US Navy.
He is survived by his wife, Shifra Gershon, two daughters, and one son.

William A. Blake, 38M, of Georgiana, Ala., in 1994.

Robert A. Hingson, 38M, of Ocilla, Ga., and a pioneer in the field of public health, on Oct. 9, 1996, of polymyositis. Dr. Hingson developed the "jet" injector, which made mass immunizations possible. In addition, he made significant contributions in anesthesia that allowed for safer, easier childbirths.
He also was a humanitarian, founding in 1958 the Brother's Brother Foundation, an interfaith group of volunteers dedicated to global health care. The foundation is now directed by one of Dr. Hingson's sons, Luke L. Hingson, of Pittsburgh.
In 1987, he was honored at the White House as a recipient of the President's Volunteer Action Award.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by another son, Ralph W. Hingson, who is a public health professor at Boston University.

Jesse McCanless Galt, 39M, of Dover, N.H., on March 10, 1997.

James W. Merritt, Jr., 38C, 40M, retired general surgeon, of Miami, Fla., on Feb. 25, 1996, of heart failure, at age 78.
Dr. Merritt was an Eastern Airlines staff physician, who searched for survivors after the 1972 Eastern plane crash in the Everglades.
His internship and surgical residency had been at Jackson Memorial Hospital, in Miami. He was one of the first doctors to teach surgery to junior students at the University of Miami's new medical school in the 1950s, where he was a professor.
He became president and owner of the corporation that ran Victoria Hospital, the second oldest hospital in Miami.
Dr. Merritt served in the Army Air Forces as a lieutenant colonel and surgeon during World War II. He flew in missions over Germany, once in a plane riddled with enemy fire, and earned a Bronze Star.
From 1975 to 1985, when he retired, he practiced at Ocean Reef Medical Center in Key Largo, Fla.
Dr. Merritt had a multitude of interests. He was a gourmet cook, boater, fisherman, orchid-grower, and handyman around the house.
He is survived by his wife, the former Jeanne MacConnel, a surgical nurse. They were married 49 years and had first met each other in the operating room.

William L. Clarke, Jr., 38C, 41M, retired family practice physician, of Hickory, N.C., on Nov. 21, 1995.

John R. Lewis, Jr., 36Ox, 38C, 41M, plastic surgeon and former poet laureate of Georgia, on Jan. 18, 1997, at age 79, of Parkinson's disease.
Dr. Lewis was named poet laureate in 1974 by Gov. Jimmy Carter, but his love of poems extended back to his boyhood days in Louisville, Ga. He first tried his hand at poetry when he was 5. While confined at home because of serious bouts with asthma, he learned to read, and mimic, Robert Louis Stevenson's verse. By the time he was in high school, he was contributing a poem of his own to each issue of the school's newspaper.
After earning his medical degree at Emory, he served as a Navy physician in World War II.
He became an associate clinical professor of plastic surgery at Emory and later served as chief of plastic surgery at both Crawford Long Hospital and Doctors Memorial Hospital. He was in private practice for 52 years.
All through the demands of a medical career, Dr. Lewis continued to write, drawing from his days in Louisville, his war experience, and especially nature. His first published collection of verse appeared in 1964, "To Dock at Stars."
Dr. Lewis was a founding member and past president of the Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, in Atlanta, and a cofounder and the first president of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

William P. Woodall, 39C, 41M, of Thomaston, Ga., on June 1, 1996, at age 80, at Emory University Hospital. Dr. Woodall was a retired specialist in orthopedics. He and his brothers, Dr. James Woodall and Dr. Frank Woodall, both general practitioners, started the Woodall Clinic in Thomaston, Ga., in 1925.
Dr. Woodall's hobby was building and flying gas-powered remote-controlled model airplanes, and he had a garage full of them. Before he died, he became nationally known for his model plane airstrip and for promoting the hobby among young people.

John H. Estep, 42M, of Andalusia, Ala., on September 30, 1994.

John P. Ferrell, 39C, 42M, of Coral Springs, Fla., on March 8, 1995.

Roy Pope, Jr., 39C, 42M, of Chickamauga, Ga., on Jan. 24, 1995. Dr. Pope is survived by his wife, Joanne.

Hugh G. Stokes, 42M, of Albany, Ga., on Jan. 2, 1996.

J. H. Wood, 42M, of Jacksonville, Fla., on April 21, 1996.

Irving A. Coret, 40C, 43M, of St. Louis, Mo., on June 19, 1996, of glioblastoma multiforme. Dr. Coret was a professor of pharmacology at St. Louis University School of Medicine.

Albert L. May, Jr., 43M, retired surgeon, of Poplar Bluff, Mo., on Dec. 7, 1995.

John Stegeman, 43M, of Athens, Ga., on January 19, 1997.

Benjamin F. Thomas, Jr., 43M, on Jan. 19, 1997, of Auburn, Ala., where he spent his entire career as a general practitioner and surgeon.
Dr. Thomas was the son of two medical doctors and the father of two physician sons. He served in the Medical Corps on Tinian and in Korea.
Among his survivors are his wife, Thelma Simister, a son, Benjamin F. Thomas III, 73M, who is an orthopedic surgeon, another son, two daughters, and ten grandchildren.

Howard V. Williams, Jr., 40C, 43M, of Kansas City, Mo., on April 25, 1996.

Ernest L. Abernathy, 42C, 46M, of Washington, Pa., on May 18, 1997

Ralph A. Huie, 44C, 46M, of Madison, Ga., on April 26, 1997.

Rev. Thomas G. Ritch, 44C, 46M, of Jacksonville, Fla., on May 9, 1990, of cancer.

J. Carter Wright, Sr., 44C, 46M, of Carrollton, Ga., on Jan. 28, 1996. A surgeon, Dr. Wright had served as a trustee of West Georgia College.

Robert E. Cato, 44C, 47M, of Macon, Ga., on April 12, 1997.

Robert J. Steinborg, 48M, of Vero Beach, Fla., on May 10, 1997.

James D. Evans, 50M, of Pikeville, Ky., on June 20, 1996. Dr. Evans is survived by his wife, Virginia.

Luther G. Fortson, 46C, 50M, of Kennesaw, Ga., on June 30, 1996, of pneumonia. He was one of the original internal medicine specialists in Marietta, Ga., where he lived for more than 40 years. Dr. Fortson was instrumental in setting up the cardiac care unit at Kennestone Hospital in that city, where he served as vice president of medical affairs from 1967 to 1974.
He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the Third Army and earning a Bronze Star. In later years, he served as commander of the 116th TAC Hospital Unit in the Georgia Air National Guard, from which he retired in 1995 as a general.
He was past president of both the Cobb County Medical Society and the Georgia Chapter of the American Society of Internal Medicine.
Survivors in addition to his wife, Barbara, include two sons, Mark R. Fortson, 80M, and William C. Fortson (medicine), both of Marietta, Ga., and a daughter, Rebecca Young, of Denver, Colo.

L. R. McCallister, 50M, retired pediatrician, of Tallahassee, Fla., on December 7, 1993.

Rollo J. Mincey, Jr., 50M, of Calhoun, Ga., on December 20, 1985.

Robert H. Swint, 43Ox, 48C, 51M, of Statesboro, Ga., on March 2, 1996.

H. Edward Garrett, 53M, of Memphis, Tenn., on May 8, 1996, of heart failure, at age 69.
Dr. Garrett's surgical training was at Vanderbilt and at Baylor. He was a Baylor assistant professor when he performed the world's first successful heart bypass operation, on Nov. 23, 1964.
He moved to Memphis in 1967. He joined the University of Tennessee, Memphis, faculty in 1977 and helped establish one of the nation's first vascular surgery training programs. Dr. Garrett was a past president of the Society of Vascular Surgery.
During the Korean War, Dr. Garrett served two years in an Army Medical Corps MASH unit. He received a commendation ribbon and Pendant Medal for bravery after rescuing wounded civilians behind enemy lines.
In addition to his wife, Christine Hambric Garrett (48N, 54N), Dr. Garrett is survived by a daughter, two sons, and eight grandchildren.

Frank B. Schley, Jr., 50C, 53M, age 67, on March 23, 1997, at his farm in Columbus, Ga., of a massive heart attack. He was the son of Francis Brooking Schley, 24M. Among his survivors are two brothers, W. Shain Schley, 62C, 66M, and Philip T. Schley, 56M, and nephew Robert S. Schley, 91M.

A. Grigg Churchwell, 55M, of Savannah, Tenn., on May 17, 1997.

Carlos A. Marin, 55M, of Miami, Fla., on July 11, 1997.

Thomas L. Tidmore, Jr., 52C, 55M, retired anesthesiologist, of Clarkesville, Ga., on April 19, 1996.
He was the first pediatric anesthesiologist south of the Mason-Dixon line. He served 22 years at Egleston Children's Hospital and the Emory Clinic. He also was chief of anesthesia at Scottish Rite.
Dr. Tidmore was past president of the Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists, Greater Atlanta Society of Anesthesiologists, and Southern Society of Anesthesiologists. In addition, he served in the US Army from 1957 to 1962.
Since retirement in 1989, he had lived in Clarkesville, Ga. He is survived by his wife, Marion Aldridge Tidmore, a daughter, a son, and three granddaughters.

William Andrew Hibbert, Jr., 57M, a surgeon with Austin Colon & Rectal Clinic, Austin, Tex., on Nov. 8, 1996.

J. Winston Sapp, Jr., 54C, 57M, of Camarillo, Calif. Dr. Winston was appointed instructor in psychiatry at Temple University School of Medicine in 1962 and entered private practice at Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute in Philadelphia in 1963. In 1977, he moved to California.
His father was the late James Winston Sapp, 30C, 34M.

Elton L. Copelan, Jr., 54C, 58M, gynecologist and obstetrician and medical director of the North Georgia Women's Clinic, Toccoa, Ga., on April 7, 1996, in an automobile accident.
Dr. Copelan had served as chief of surgery at Stephens County Hospital, in Toccoa, and as president of the Stephens-Rabun County Medical Society.
Dr. Copelan's wife, Sherry Groce Copelan, set up the Elton L. Copelan Memorial Health Scholarship Trust Fund in his honor. The proceeds will be used to help students who are interested in a career in the health/medical fields.

Evelyn Ann Knight, 53G, 58M, of Atlanta, on August 29, 1996.

Walter E. Mingledorff, 52Ox, 54C, 58M, of Jacksonville, Fla., on Dec. 24, 1993.

William J. McKenzie, Jr., 52C, 60M, of Atlanta, on May 10, 1997.

Frank Richard Miller, 61M, a pediatrician in Thomasville, Ga., on April 17, 1996. Dr. Miller is survived by his wife, Charlotte Pomeroy Miller, and a daughter, Cayla Richardson (82N).

Lewis H. Millender, 59C, 62M, an orthopedic surgeon, of Newton Center, Mass., on Nov. 21, 1996, at age 59, of cancer.
Dr. Millender was a renowned hand surgeon and served as chief of occupational medicine at New England Baptist Hospital. He was on the faculty at Tufts Medical School.
After completion of medical school, Dr. Millender served in the US Public Health Service before joining the staff at New England Baptist Hospital in 1971.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Cobert Millender, two daughters, and a son.

Gary E. Kaufmann, 66M, of Atlanta, Ga., on August 2, 1997.

Thomas S. Parrott, 64C, 68M, of Sandy Springs, Ga., on July 7, 1997.

Wilton Leon Smith, 73M, a surgeon, of Columbus, Ohio.

Residency Training and Fellowship Alumni



Virgilio A. Arango (pediatrics), of Atlanta, on June 24, 1997.

Robert Kenneth Arnett (surgery), urologist in Lufkin, Tex., on Feb. 27, 1996.

Neil C. Brown (neurology), of St. Augustine, Fla., on May 29, 1996, of malignant melanoma.

Neil David Burwick (84C, anesthesiology), of Miami, Fla., on July 24, 1996.

Clyde M. Collins (34Ox, 37C, surgery), of Jacksonville, Fla., on May 2, 1997.

Ronald F. Crown (radiology), of La Jolla, Calif., on Oct. 9, 1996, of colorectal cancer, at age 60.
Dr. Crown, an Army Captain, was awarded two Bronze Stars and an Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster for duty in Vietnam. He is survived by his wife, Dr. Judith Crown.

David M. Drylie (surgery), of Gainesville, Fla., on April 11, 1997.

William P. Glover (medicine), family practitioner in Virginia Beach, Va.

Robert W. Goldstein (medicine), on March 18, 1997. Dr. Goldstein was president of the Georgia Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Association. He had served on the staff of Northside Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital in Atlanta.

Joe Frank Harris (medicine), internist, Atlanta, in 1995.

Joseph A. Hertell (medicine), an Atlanta internist.

William P. Hixon (medicine), of Pensacola, Fla., on Feb. 21, 1996.

James M. Jones, Jr. (emergency medicine), of Dothan, Ala., on August 13, 1997.

George L. Jordan, Jr. (surgery), of Houston, Tex., on Sept. 1, 1994.

Elizabeth Adams Koppel (medicine), 60, of Washington, D.C., on Dec. 30, 1996.

Camillus S. L'Engle (pediatrics), of Jacksonville, Fla., on Dec. 22, 1993.

D. Eric Livingston (anesthesiology), of Colorado Springs, Colo., on July 5, 1996, at age 38, following an extended illness. He is survived by his wife, Kim-Marie Schrade Livingston, of Tucker, Ga. Dr. Livingston had served both in the Marine Corps as a US embassy guard in Tehran, Iran, and in the US Army as a flight surgeon.

Robert F. Mabon (neurosurgery), of Atlanta, on August 24, 1996.

Paul Franklin Maness (pediatrics), of Burlington, N.C., on April 17, 1996.

Robert S. McDuffie (obstetrics and gynecology), of Asheville, N.C., in 1995.

Edmund M. Nicholas (48C, surgery), of Atlanta, on May 28, 1996, at age 69, of prostate cancer. A retired urologist, Dr. Nicholas had served in the US Navy as a pharmacist's mate third class during World War II.
A native of Cyprus, Greece, Dr. Nicholas immigrated to the US at a young age. He attended the Medical College of Georgia and went into private practice in 1961 in urology after completing his residency at Grady Memorial Hospital. He maintained his practice for more than 30 years. He was on staff in urology at West Paces Ferry and Crawford Long hospitals.
Dr. Nicholas is survived by four children and a grandson.

Elwyn V. Patrick (38C, medicine), of Carrollton, Ga., on Dec. 22, 1996, at age 80. He is survived by his wife, Lucy, three children, nine grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Rhea Sutphen Preston (surgery), of Prattville, Ala., on Jan. 5, 1995.

Webster A. Sherrer (pathology), of Marietta, Ga., on June 22, 1996, at age 69.
A long-time Marietta resident and the former chief of pathology at Kennestone Hospital, Dr. Sherrer was founder of Pathology Associates of Marietta.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy White Sherrer (pathology), four daughters, and two sons.

Theofilos Tsagaris (medicine), a cardiologist, of Salt Lake City, on Jan. 25, 1996. He had served as chief of service at the Veteran's Administration Center in Salt Lake City.

Lewis A. Walker (radiology), of Bradenton, Fla., on January 26, 1997.

John O. Whitehurst (medicine, surgery), of Atlanta, on Aug. 17, 1995. He is survived by his wife, Mary Jane Whitehurst.

R. P. Wipperma (medicine), of Hilo, Hawaii, in 1995. He is survived by his wife.

Faculty Deaths



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James N. Brawner, Jr., professor of gynecology and gynecologic pathology at Emory from 1935 to 1938, and in subsequent years on the psychiatry faculty, on Dec. 29, 1996, at age 92, of heart failure.
Dr. Brawner was a former medical director for Brawner Hospital in Smyrna, Georgia's oldest psychiatric care facility. He joined the staff of Brawner Hospital in 1940. Founded as Brawner Sanitarium by his father in 1908, the facility treated people of all ages for drug, alcohol, and psychological problems. His father had modeled his facility after the European hospitals where he studied psychiatry.
In 1938, after Dr. Brawner had been on the Emory faculty in gynecology for a few years, he became ill and was hospitalized for tuberculosis in North Carolina for about two years. According to his son, Dr. James Newton Brawner III (internal medicine), he made the decision after his recovery to become a psychiatrist.
In 1955, Dr. Brawner, Jr., succeeded his father as medical director of the Brawner Hospital and managed it until 1969.
Dr. Brawner was past president and life fellow of both the Southern Psychiatric Association and Georgia Psychiatric Association. In 1964, he was honored by the Medical Association of Georgia for his work in expanding medical insurance coverage to include psychiatric care.
He retired from medical practice in 1984 and had lived with family members in Atlanta since 1989.
In addition to his son, Dr. Brawner is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth B. Pittman, of Atlanta, six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Robert Brown, professor emeritus of surgery and director of The Emory Clinic from 1966 to 1976, on Aug. 31, 1997, of vascular disease at age 89. A widely known cancer specialist, Dr. Brown also directed Emory's Winship Clinic (now Winship Cancer Center) from 1958 to 1966. He had served on Emory's faculty since 1945.
Dr. Brown's medical career spanned almost 50 years. He was director of the American Cancer Society national board for ten years and was made an honorary life member in 1980. He was also chair of the executive committee and board member of the society's Georgia division for 12 years and was given life membership on the board.
After retiring from Emory's faculty, he was clinical programs coordinator for the Georgia Cancer Management Network, which did cancer research. He was also an oncology consultant for cancer control programs of the Georgia Department of Human Resources from 1976 to 1989. In 1977, he became medical director of Wesley Homes.
Dr. Brown had a long-time interest in the arts, serving as physician to many of Atlanta's performing artists, especially singers and actors with the Alliance Theatre and the Atlanta Opera.
He is survived by his wife, Alice, two daughters, one son, and three grandchildren.

Gerald S. Gussack, professor and former interim director of the division of otolaryngology, on Aug. 26, 1997, of a brain tumor.
Dr. Gussack, 43, had joined the faculty in 1988, serving as chief of head and neck surgery at Grady Hospital and as director of residency education in otolaryngology. Dr. Gussack had more than 40 publications to his credit, had served in numerous leadership positions in his field, and had received recognition from his peers (including the Honor Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation).
A dedicated teacher and clinician, Dr. Gussack was also dedicated to helping underprivileged children. Although not feeling his best in the past year, he still found time to ride two days with the "dream team" of the Bike Ride Across Georgia, whose members partner with youth for bike rides. The group has established a ride in Dr. Gussack's honor.

William C. McGarity, 45M, on Sept. 30, 1997. Dr. McGarity, Distinguished Professor of Surgery Emeritus at Emory, served for many years as chief of surgery at Emory University Hospital. He was one of the founding members of The Emory Clinic, where he maintained a large general surgery practice until his retirement in 1992, and was the recipient of many honors in the fields of endocrine surgery and inflammatory bowel disease.
In 1983, George W. Woodruff established the William C. McGarity Chair of Surgery in his honor. Also in 1983, Dr. McGarity received the President's Award from the International Association of Enterostomal Therapy for his contributions to the association and to the practice of enterostomal therapy. In 1984, he received the Lamartine Griffin Hardman Cup Award from the Medical Association of Georgia in 1984 for outstanding contributions to his field. Dr. McGarity was active in numerous regional and national surgical societies, serving as president of the Georgia Surgical Society, the Southeastern Surgical Congress, and the Southern Surgeons Club.
In 1973, Dr. McGarity established the Enterostomal Therapy Nursing Education Program, now known as the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing Education Center, to educate nurses from around the world. Contributions in Dr. McGarity's name may be sent to the center at The Emory Clinic, A, T732, 1365 Clifton Rd., Atlanta, GA 30322. For information, call (404) 778-4067.

Neil C. Moran, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Pharmacology and former chair of pharmacology, on Sept. 2, 1997, of complications of a stroke, at age 72.
Dr. Moran is recognized as one of the key scientists contributing to development of beta-blockers. His paper published in 1958 provided the first clear proof that receptors controlling cardiac contractility were different from those controlling blood pressure, setting the stage for development of drugs with selective actions on the heart.
Dr. Moran also made important contributions in the area of research ethics. He was entrusted with leading a nationally publicized investigation of scientific fraud by an Emory researcher in the early 1980s, and he put oversight mechanisms in place to minimize reoccurrence.
After retiring from the chairmanship in 1992, a position he had held for 30 years, Dr. Moran stayed on part-time to co-direct two pharmacology courses that he had overseen for many years. Throughout his teaching career, he received seven "best basic science professor" awards and in 1997 received additional teaching awards from both medical students and students in allied health.
Contributions in Dr. Moran's memory can be sent to the Neil Moran Lectureship, c/o the Department of Pharmacology, 5001 Rollins Research Building, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Kenneth W. Sell, first director of the Winship Cancer Center and chair of Emory's Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, on Oct. 17, 1996, of complications of diabetes.
An immunologist, Dr. Sell had a special interest in the role of the immune system as it relates to cancer treatment and prevention. He was instrumental in opening Emory's Holland M. Ware Cancer Research Laboratories, which conducted the state's first clinical trials in immunotherapy.
Dr. Sell had retired in April before his death. He received his medical degree magna cum laude from Harvard in 1956. He also earned a doctorate in immunopathology from Cambridge University, England, in 1968.
From 1956 to 1957, he served in the US Navy Medical Corps, where he was commanding officer of the Naval Research Institute. Before his arrival at Emory, he was scientific director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the NIH.
He also was a founder and twice president of the American Association of Tissue Banks (AATB), whose mission is to support the safety and availability of tissue transplantation.
The AATB established the Kenneth W. Sell Award, which recognizes a young researcher working in transplantation. Dr. Sell also was a founding member of the American Council on Transplantation and a diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

 


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