In Memoriam 2023

Vincent Beltrani, MD, retired associate clinical professor of dermatology in VP&S, died June 24, 2023.

Vincent Beltrani

Stanley Bone, MD, a faculty member in the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, died March 21, 2023.

Stanley Bone

Paul Ellner, PhD, VP&S professor emeritus of microbiology and of pathology, died April 8, 2023.

Paul Ellner

Filippo Giancotti, MD, PhD, the Herbert and Florence Irving Professor of Basic Science in Genetics & Development (in the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center), died July 14, 2023.

Filippo Giancotti

Samantha Claire Hassett, research assistant in the VP&S Department of Psychiatry, died April 11, 2023.


Iksung Jin, PhD, a research scientist in the VP&S Department of Neuroscience, died Oct. 6, 2023.

Iksung Jin

David Y. Levine, MD, a faculty member in the Center for Psychoanalytic Training and Research, died Jan. 2, 2023.


Shearwood McClelland, MD, retired director of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Harlem Hospital Center and VP&S associate professor of clinical orthopedic surgery, died Aug. 13, 2023.

Shearwood McClelland

Colin McCord, MD, VP&S retired faculty member in surgery at Harlem Hospital Center, died March 11, 2023.

Colin McCord

Mynetta McCutcheon, MS, promotions specialist in the VP&S Office of Academic Affairs, died March 30, 2023.

Mynetta McCutcheon

Mitzi Pelle, MLS, executive assistant to the VP&S vice dean of academic affairs, died June 1, 2023. 


Michael R. Rosen, MD, the Gustavus A. Pfeiffer Professor of Pharmacology and professor of pediatrics at VP&S, died Jan. 6, 2023.

Michael Rosen

William Rosner, MD, professor emeritus of medicine at VP&S, died May 8, 2023.

William Rosner


Ralph L. Sacco, MD, VP&S adjunct professor of neurology, died Jan. 17, 2023.

Ralph Sacco

John Schullinger, MD, VP&S professor emeritus of clinical surgery, died Nov. 13, 2023.

John Schullinger

Ruby T. Senie, PhD, professor emeritus of epidemiology in the Mailman School of Public Health, died Sept. 26, 2023.

Ruby Senie

David Shaffer, MD, who retired from VP&S as the Irving Philips Professor of Child Psychiatry, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, and chief of the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, died Oct. 15, 2023.

David Shaffer

Mark Francis Sorensen, MD, VP&S associate clinical professor of psychiatry, died Jan. 16, 2023.


Barbara Stanley, PhD, VP&S professor of medical psychology (in psychiatry), died Jan. 26, 2023.

Barbara Stanley

Michael Stone, MD, VP&S professor of clinical psychiatry, died Dec. 6, 2023.

Michael Stone

Peter Strube, DNP, assistant professor of clinical nursing in the School of Nursing, died Dec. 11, 2023.


Teresa “Teri” Wood, manager of the cytology lab in the VP&S Department of Pathology & Cell Biology, died Jan. 12, 2023.


Earl Zimmerman, MD, former professor of neurology at VP&S, died Dec. 26, 2023.