Massachusetts Medical Society: In Memoriam

In Memoriam


The following deaths of MMS members were reported to the Society during 2018.  

Ayres T. D’Souza, MD, MPH, 83; Beverly, MA; Grant Medical College, India; died April 19, 2017.

Joseph V. Jacintho, MD, 83; Bridgewater, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 29, 2017.

Sarah A. Kemble, MD, MPH, 59; Chester, VT; Albany Medical College; died December 13, 2017.

Brigid P. Mullins, MD, 92; Scituate, MA; National University of Ireland; died October 23, 2017.

Rashmi V. Patwardhan, MD, 69; Holden, MA; University of Bombay, India; died December 6, 2017.

Henning Pontoppidan, MD, 92; Lexington, MA; University of Copenhagen, Denmark; died October 20, 2017.

Joseph Rothenstein, MD, 86; Sharon, MA; University of Zurich, Switzerland; died December 4, 2017.  

Cyril E. Shea Jr., MD, 90; Center Barnstead, NH; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died November 10, 2017.

Daniel Tassel, MD, 89; Lincoln, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 23, 2017.

Nabil E. Arian, MD, 78; Mashpee, MA; Kasr Alainy Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University; died July 31, 2017.

John J. Darrah, MD, 76; Grafton, MA; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia; died  August 30,  2017.

Paul L. Dratch, MD, 78; Bellingham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 5, 2017.

Charles F. Eades, MD, 83; Dartmouth, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died October 13, 2017.

George Goldman, MD, 93; Dedham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died September 4, 2017.

Eugene M. Joly, MD, 88; Palm Coast, FL; Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC; died September 11, 2016.

Michael T. Shaw, MD, 84; Cloverdale, CA; University of Newcastle upon Tyne School of Medical Education, UK; died June 4, 2017.

Bernard A. Stotsky, MD, 90; Brookline, MA; Western Reserve University, Cleveland; died October 30, 2017.

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