University of Rochester

Rochester Review
November–December 2013
Vol. 76, No. 2

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School of Medicine and Dentistry


Allyn May (MD), ’64 (Res) retired professor of surgery at Rochester, has published The Joyful Life of Charles Granville Rob: Surgeon, Soldier, Scientist (Tate Publishing).


Cardiologist Eric Topol (MD) has been named editor-in-chief of Medscape, the online clinical information source for health professionals. Eric has been editing the website, a division of Medscape, since 1999, and Medscape Genomic Medicine, since 2007. The director of Scripps Translational Science Institute, chief academic officer of Scripps Health, and professor of genomics at Scripps Research Institute, Eric was awarded Rochester’s highest alumni award, the Hutchison Medal, in 2011.


Cedric Alexander (Pdc) has been named police chief for DeKalb County, Ga.


Anthony Gringeri (PhD) (see ’74 College).


Jonathan Gavras (Res), chief medical officer of Florida Blue, has been named to the board of the Healthcare Financial Management Association.


Col. Steven Pflanz (MD) has been named chief of Air Force physician utilization. He’s based in San Antonio, Texas.


Tener Goodwin Veenema (MPH), ’01 (PhD) (see ’92 Nursing).


Darria Long Gillespie (MD) (see ’00 College).