In Memoriam 2021

December 23, 2021

The CUIMC community extends sympathy to the families and colleagues of these faculty, staff, and students who died this year:

Ernest April, PhD, retired associate professor of anatomy at VP&S, died June 6, 2021. 

Ernest_April

Laszlo Z. Bito, professor emeritus of ocular physiology (in ophthalmology) at VP&S, died Nov. 14, 2021.

Laszlo Bito

Joseph A. Buda, MD, clinical professor emeritus of surgery at VP&S, died June 3, 2021.

 

Tanya Carter, administrative clerk in the VP&S Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, died June 13, 2021.

 

Stanley Epstein, MD, clinical professor of medicine at VP&S, died Nov. 7, 2021.

 

Niki Erlenmeyer-Kimling, PhD, retired professor of clinical psychiatry (in genetics & development) at VP&S, died Feb. 16, 2021.

 

Michel J. Ferin, MD, retired faculty member in obstetrics & gynecology and physiology & cellular biophysics at VP&S, died July 16, 2021.

Michel Ferin

Peter Gouras, MD, professor of ophthalmology at VP&S, died Jan. 8, 2021.

Peter Gouras

Scott Hammer, MD, professor of medicine at VP&S and professor of epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health, died Nov. 17, 2021.

Scott Hammer

Kathleen Hickey, EdD, professor of nursing at the School of Nursing, died March 14, 2021.

Kathleen Hickey

Robert J. Isaacson, DDS, associate clinical professor of dental medicine at CDM, died Nov. 29, 2021.

Robert Isaacson

Jay Meltzer, MD, clinical professor emeritus of medicine at VP&S, died July 3, 2021.

Jay Meltzer

Fawzia Muhammed, a first-year MPH student at the Mailman School of Public Health, died Sept. 14, 2021.

Fawzia Muhammed

Clayton Natta, MD, VP&S retired associate professor of clinical medicine at Harlem Hospital Center, died Feb. 10, 2021. 

Clayton Natta

Zena Stein, MBBCh, professor emeritus of public health at the Mailman School of Public Health, died Oct. 7, 2021.

Zena Stein

Albert J. Thompson, DDS, assistant clinical professor of dental medicine at CDM, died Oct. 6, 2021.

Albert Thompson