Class Notes: October 2017

Class Notes: Paul E. Schwartz, MD’60 Retired from private practice, buy enjoys volunteering at Americares.

Robert M. Weiss, MD’60 Dr. Weiss received the 2017 John W. Duckett, MD Pediatric Urology Research Excellence Award from the Urology Care Foundation.

Allen P. Kaplan, MD’65 Completed 50 years of basic and applied clinical research on the pathogenesis and therapy of bacteria and angioedema.

Paul S. Quentzel, MD’71 I am residing in Pompano Beach, Florida. I have retired 1 year ago from the practice of Gastroenterology. I am volunteering GI at a clinic in Boyton Beach, Florida for indigent patients. I look forward to seeing classmates at the 50th Reunion in 2018.

Ronald S. Green, MD’74 Dr. Green has retired from Clinical Gastroenterology practice and University of Connecticut faculty. He remains on Boston Hospital Board of Directors and Bristol Hospital and CT Hospital Association Quality Improvement Committees. Enjoying travel, grandchildren, outdoor activities and multiple volunteering opportunities.

James J. Hederman, MD’ 80 Dr. Hederman has celebrated his 25th year as a Jesuit.

David H. Berman, MD’82 Became the recipient of the Richard C. Troutman Master in Ophthalmology at the 2017

Lynne J. Goldberg, MD’86 Dr. Goldberg has been honored with an endowed professorship – The Jag Bhawan Professor of Dermatology – at Boston University School of Medicine.

Joy S. Feld, MD’01 Dr. Feld has been an internist in private practice at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles since 2004.

Herminio Diaz, MD’ 09 Dr. Diaz is starting at Mid-Hudson Regional Medical Center as a Surgeon in November. Alumni Award Ceremony.

In Memoriam: George A. Sirignano, M.D’43 George A. Sirignano, M.D. of Heritage Hills, Somers, NY, died Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the age 92. Dr. Sirignano was born February 18, 1919 in Mount Vernon, NY, to Alfonso and Rosa (Cerbone) Sirignano. He attended Mount Vernon schools and graduated from Columbia College in 1940 and from the Long Island College of Medicine (Downstate Medical) in 1943. He married Helen Neubauer on January 14, 1944. She predeceased him on August 15, 2004. To read the rest of his obituary click here.

David Cugell, MD’47 Dr. David W. Cugell, an esteemed director emeritus of Respiratory Health Association, died December 5, 2016, at the age of 93. Dr. Cugell was a 50+ year volunteer with RHA, continuing his advocacy well after his board service here ended.  Dr. Cugell had a special interest in climate change and lung health, and in recent years had been a key supporter of RHA efforts in this arena. To read the complete obituary click here. Elizabeth M. MacDonald, MD’54 Dr. MacDonald died peacefully in her new home on May 19, 2017 after a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Leo J. Macdonald Jr. M.D. Loving mother to Leo J. MacDonald III and his wife Nina of Raleigh, NC, Michael J. MacDonald and his wife Berline of Newport, KY, Brian C. MacDonald of Lynnfield, Robert D. MacDonald and his wife Elva of Sagamore Beach, and John A. MacDonald and his wife Dawn of VA Beach, VA, and Nancy Rodig and her husband Scott of Westwood. Sister of Marian Ambrosiano of Long Island, NY and Eleanor Hefferin of Ft. Myers, Florida. Also survived by 10 grandchildren. To read the rest of her obituary click here.

Kenneth Roth, MD’69 Dr. Roth died in 2017. He leaves behind wife Seth-Deborah, and daughter Samantha-Ann.

David A. Goldstein, MD’72 David Aaron Goldstein, M.D., who co-founded the Pacific Center for Health Policy and Ethics in 1990 and served as its Co-Director, died on May 22, 2017, at his home, after a year-long illness, at the age of 71. A leader who contributed enormously to the development of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine and the university’s private and public hospitals, Dr. Goldstein was a beloved physician, teacher, mentor, and colleague. To read the complete obituary click here.

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