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School of Medicine and Dentistry

1957 Dwight Fitterer (MD) died in July, Sandra Beckman ’57RC writes. After completing his residency in gastroenterology at Genesee Hospital in Rochester, Dwight spent his career with Kaiser Permanente. In the late 1960s, he became physician-in-chief of the original Kaiser Hospital in South San Francisco, and later worked with architects and the Kaiser Foundation Hospital board to create the current Kaiser Hospital on El Camino Real. He remained there as physician-in-chief until his retirement in 1992.

1962 Arthur Moss (Res) won the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the School of Medicine and Dentistry. (See “Honoring Alumni and Friends,” page 56.) . . . Geoffrey Sperber (MS) sends a photo of his new grandson, Ethan, “contemplating the next-generation sequence of the DNA helix.” (See page 54.) Geoffrey is a professor emeritus in medicine and dentistry at the University of Alberta.

1964 Lawrence Nazarian (MD), ’66 (Res) won the Alumni Service Award from the School of Medicine and Dentistry. (See “Honoring Alumni and Friends,” page 56.)

1969 Mark Weinstein (MD) (see ’65 College).

1985 Bob Glowacky (MS) (see ’84 College).

1988 Jim Musser (MD/PhD) received the Rous-Whipple Award from the American Society of Investigative Pathology in October. The award is named for two Nobel laureates, Peyton Rous and founding dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry George Whipple. The award honors a scientist who has advanced the understanding of disease mechanisms. Jim is known internationally for his work on molecular mechanisms underlying severe bacterial infections. He holds the Fondren Foundation Presidential Chair of Pathology and Genomic Medicine at the Houston Methodist Hospital System and Research Institute in Texas.

1991 Jeffrey Stone (MD) (see ’87 College).

1996 Andrea Cole (Pdc) is a contributing author to the book Attachment Disturbances in Adults: Treatment for Comprehensive Repair (W. W. Norton & Co.), edited by Daniel Brown and David Elliott.

1999 Wendi Kuhnert-Tallman (PhD) won the Alumni Achievement Award from the School of Medicine and Dentistry. (See “Honoring Alumni and Friends,” page 56.)

2013 Ronan Cahill (MD) and Jessica Henneman ’11N, ’14N (MS) were married in August at Lake Wenatchee, Washington. Ronan finished his family medicine residency at Swedish Cherry Hill and began a sports medicine fellowship at Swedish Hospital. Jessica finished a Leadership Education in Adolescent Health fellowship at the University of Washington and Seattle Children’s Hospital and started as an adolescent medicine provider for Seattle’s Group Health Cooperative.