Fred Ownby, 47M
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.
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.
William Waters, 58M
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.
Sam Wells, 61M
Richard Bagby, 66M
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.
Ruth-Marie Fincher, 76M
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.
Camille Davis-Williams, 81M
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cyrus Stoner, 32M
Harry Harper, 33M
Lewis Millender, 62M
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
William McGarity, 45M
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.
Gerald S. Gussack, professor and former interim director of the division of otolaryngology, on Aug. 26, 1997, of a brain tumor.
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.
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.
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.