Five alumni awarded for achievement, service, research, and humanitarianism
Professorships recently inaugurated
By Katie Whitney
Now he’s changing emergency medicine in Africa.
Faculty milestones and accolades
George Zuidema, M.D., former U-M executive vice provost for medical affairs, died on July 6 at the age of 92.
Jeremiah Turcotte (M.D. 1957, Residency 1963), professor emeritus of surgery and a transplant pioneer, died February 12, 2020, at the age of 87.
Benedict R. Lucchesi (Ph.D. 1961, M.D. 1964), professor emeritus of pharmacology, died May 12, 2020, at age 86.
Ralph Knopf (M.D. 1954, Residency 1959, Fellowship 1962), professor emeritus of internal medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolism, died January 11, 2020.
Robert Jaffe (M.D. 1957), professor emeritus of physiology and obstetrics and gynecology, died on June 22 at the age of 87.