Massachusetts Medical Society: In Memoriam

In Memoriam


The following deaths of MMS members were reported to the Society during 2022.

Nabil W. Basta, MD; 89; Wellesley and Hyannis MA; Kasr Alainy Cairo University Faculty of Medicine; died March 26, 2022.

Leonard Berman, MD; 87; Waban, MA; New York University Medical School; died October 21, 2020.

Scott M. Bortman, MD; 56; Boston, MA; New York Medical College; died December 27, 2020.

Ronald J. Dorris, MD; 92; Worcester, MA; Weill Cornell Medical School; died August 16, 2022.

Leonard Dress, MD; 80; Lexington, MA; New York, Medical College, died July 27, 2021.

John Fitzgerald Duff, MD; 93; Peabody, MA; New York Medical College; died April 2, 2021.

Paul Farmer, MD, PhD; 62; Boston; Harvard Medical School; died February 21, 2022.

John M. Gawoski, MD, MSc; 69; Lexington, MA; McGill University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences; died December 24, 2020.

Michael A. Gravallese Jr., MD; 97; Andover, MA; Harvard Medical School; died August 26, 2021.

Edward B. Hager, MD; 90; Lyndeborough, NH; Washington University School of Medicine; died October 5, 2021.

Philip H. Henneman, MD; Melbourne Beach, FL; Harvard Medical School.

Barbara Herbert, MD; 73; Cambridge, MA; Stony Brook University School of Medicine; died April 23, 2022.

Joseph M. Heyman, MD; 79, West Newbury, MA; State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn; died February 12, 2022.

Israel S. Hurwitz, MD; 90; Dedham, MA; Tufts University School of Medicine; died November 3, 2020.

Andrew Huvos, MD; 92, Newton, MA; Boston University School of Medicine; died February 18, 2022.

Anton O. Kris, MD; 86; Cambridge, MA; Harvard Medical School; died March 11, 2021.

Stanley M. Leitzes, MD; 82; Duxbury, MA; Chicago Medical School; died July 12, 2022.

Myron “Mike” S. Mazer, MD; 85; Mattapoisett, MA; University of Cincinnati Medical School; died February 1, 2022.

Philip L. McCarthy, MD; 95; Hingham, MA; Tufts Medical School, died July 8, 2017.

Stephen W. Miller, MD; 81; Edgartown and formerly of Lexington, MA; Yale University School of Medicine; died November 13, 2021.

Martin S. Oppenheim, MD; 84; Palm Beach, FL; University of Tennessee College of Medicine.

Liberto Pechet, MD; 95; Peabody, MA; Hadassah Medical School Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; died September 16, 2015.

Rudolph W. Pierce, MD; 93; Attleboro, MA; Harvard Medical School; died March 22, 2022.

Mohammad Ghiath Reda, MD; 76; Boston, MA; College of Medicine at Damascus University, Syria; died April 19, 2022.

Michael J. Robinson, MD; 84; Sudbury, MA; Tufts University Medical School; died May 15, 2022.

Robert K. Rosenthal, MD; 84; Brookline and Lenox, MA, and Sarasota, FL; Tufts University School of Medicine; died February 25, 2021.

Stephen Howard Rostler, MD; 80; Wayland, MA, and Scottsdale, AZ; Boston University Medical School; died December 27, 2021.

Edgar C. Schick Jr., MD; 78; Carlisle, MA; Cornell University Medical College; died July 2, 2022.

Ronald Schneider, MD; 87; Somerset, MA; University of Maryland School of Medicine; died January 23, 2022.

Arthur T. Skarin, MD; 87; Needham, MA; University of Buffalo Medical School; died September 4, 2022.

Philip B. Stoddard, MD; 85; Hampden, MA; University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry; died March 10, 2022.

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