Massachusetts Medical Society: In Memoriam

In Memoriam


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

Jose L Silva, MD, 95; Carlisle, PA;  George Washington University Medical School, Washington DC; died November 29, 2018.

David Savitz, MD, 80; Jamaica Plain, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; died February 13, 2019.

Robert L. Shirley, MD, 82; Goffstown, NH; Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; died November 27, 2017.

James R. Brown, MD, 80; Boxford, MA; Boston University School of Medical, Boston, MA; died January 17, 2018.

Robert H. Ackerman, MD, 83; Cambridge, MA; University of Rochester School of Medicine; died December 18, 2018.

Norman L. Avnet, MD, 89; Pittsfield, MA; University of Rochester School of Medicine; died January 13, 2017.

Gerald J. Bargman, MD, 79; Boxford, MA; SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse; died September 28, 2018.

William A. Cook, MD, 86; Amesbury, MA; University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison; died November 13, 2018.

Henry J. Crampton, MD, 94; Concord, NH; Boston University School of Medicine, Boston; died March 26, 2017.

Leslie J. DeGroot, MD, 90; South Dartmouth, MA; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York; died October 23, 2018.

Thomas J. Dowd, MD, 89; Marblehead, MA;Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia; died September 26, 2017.

David B. Elmer, MD, 64; Centerville, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died October 18, 2018.

Melvin H. Farmelant, MD, 89; Naples, FL; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died November 5, 2018.

John C. Going Jr., MD, 82; Westford, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died November 25, 2013.

Bernard T. Hutchinson, MD, 84; Boston, MA; Harvard Medical School, Boston; died April 9, 2018.

Richard J. Kitz, MD, 88; Wauwatosa, WI; Marquette University School of Medicine, Milwaukee; died September 19, 2017.

John J. McDonald, MD, 97; Needham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died December 23, 2017.

Joseph F. Nates, MD, 96; Taunton, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston; died September 17, 2018.

Barry H. Paw, MD, 56; Saratoga, CA; UC Los Angeles School of Medicine; died December 28, 2017.

Ronal G. Rosso, MD, 87; Hingham, MA; Saint Louis University School of Medicine; died October 16, 2017.

William M. Soybel, MD, 86; Acton, MA; University of Vermont School of Medicine, Burlington; died November 11, 2018.

Barry Steinberg, MD, 84; Fall River, MA; Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Canada; died November 16, 2018.

Ernesto Waingortin, MD, 90; Milton, MA; Universidad De Buenos Aires, Argentina; died May 1, 2018.

Paul M. Epstein, MD, 70; East Falmouth, MA;  George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington DC; died December 9, 2017

Herbert F. Haberman, MD, 85; Toronto, Canada;  University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Toronto, Canada; died January 1, 2019

Robert A. Scarpato, MD, 75; Osterville, MA; Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC ; died May 14, 2017 

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