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In Memoriam

Edward Shanbrom, MD ’51, a pioneering hematologist who invented a widely used process for removing viruses from blood plasma and helped develop a breakthrough treatment for hemophilia, died 02.20.12 in Tustin, Calif. He was also a clinical instructor at UCLA and UC Irvine.

30s

Carman F. Ball, LLB ’38, of Sarasota, Fla. 03.26.2012

William J. Dress, BA ’39, of Ithaca, N.Y. 12.15.2011

40s

Albert G. Rowe, MD ’46, of East Amherst, N.Y. 12.10.2011

Sidney M. Jacobson, DDS ’47, of Portland, Maine 03.09.2012

Eugene F. Konczakowski, JD ’47 & BA ’43, of Williamsville, N.Y. 03.17.2012

James F. Phillips, MD ’47, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.26.2012

Donald W. Spratt, MD ’47, of Bel Air, Md. 12.30.2011

Richard H. Lazerson, BS ’48, of Williamsville, N.Y. 01.12.2012

Arthur B. Wall, BS ’48, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.02.2012

May F. Woods, DDS ’48, of Jamesville, N.Y. 02.07.2012

Edward H. Abrams, MD ’49 & BS ’45, of Irvine, Calif. 03.18.2012

Victor F. Corcoran, JD ’49, of Rochester, N.Y. 01.14.2012

Ralph E. Pettit, BS ’49, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 01.05.2012

Joseph C. Vispi, JD ’49, of Amherst, N.Y. 12.02.2011

50s

John G. Adrian, BA ’50, of Olean, N.Y. 12.30.2011

Samuel Gluckstein, BA ’50, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.01.2012

Alan A. Senior, BA ’50, of Sugar Land, Texas 02.26.2012

Charles H. Wallin, BS ’50, of East Amherst, N.Y. 02.22.2012

William G. Baumler, BS ’51, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.05.2012

Howard T. Larson, BS ’51, of Bemus Point, N.Y. 02.06.2012

Robert G. Schopp, BS ’51, of Greenwood, S.C. 02.17.2012

Arthur W. Underhill, BS ’51, of Dallas, Texas 01.2.2012

Bernard J. Wier, BS ’51, of San Diego, Calif. 01.27.2012

Raymond V. Wylegala, JD ’51, of Hamburg, N.Y. 02.01.2012

Thomas P. Bagen, LLB ’52, of Hamburg, N.Y. 02.13.2012

G. Donald Bissell, DDS ’52, of Batesville, Ark. 02.01.2012

Leslie Molnar, EdB ’52, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.09.2012

Martin B. Weinberg, BS ’52, of West Palm Beach, Fla. 12.09.2011

Donald E. Cadwallader, BS ’53, of Davidson, N.C. 01.11.2012

Sam Cohen, BS ’53, of Rochester, N.Y. 01.10.2012

Allen M. Fisher, DDS ’53, of Brookfield, Wis. 01.11.2012

Ronald F. Garvey, MD ’53, of Denton, Texas 03.15.2012

Louis C. Cloutier, MD ’54, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.05.2012

Max M. Kozminski, BA ’54, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.29.2011

Irving M. Shuman, LLB ’54, of Longboat Key, Fla. 04.11.2012

Nils P. Ankerud, MA ’55 & BA ’53, of Tonawanda, N.Y. 12.31.2011

Ronald D. Knos, BS ’55, of Prescott Valley, Ariz. 02.18.2012

Donald F. McKenna, JD ’55, of Hamburg, N.Y. 12.03.2011

David L. Palmerton, MD ’55, of Lancaster, N.Y. 01.10.2012

Edward G. Schnake, MD ’56, of Dickinson, Texas 01.11.2012

Donald C. Stratz, BS ’56, of Weston, Conn. 03.17.2012

Robert F. Buike, BS ’57, of Buffalo, N.Y. 03.13.2012

Anthony J. Camesano, MBA ’58, of Amherst, N.Y. 01.17.2012

Daniel M. Rexinger, AAS ’58, of Midlothian, Va. 12.21.2011

Constantine J. Cretekos, MD ’59, of Bluffton, S.C. 01.24.2012

Joseph B. Doctor, BA ’59, of Fairborn, Ohio 12.23.2011

60s

Harold O. Wolf, BA ’60, of San Mateo, Calif. 12.11.2011

Peter E. Klaasesz, JD ’61 & BA ’60, of Lancaster, N.Y. 04.09.2012

Louis J. Slovinsky, BA ’61, of Katonah, N.Y. 02.15.2012

Ruth S. Lojacono, BS ’62, of Irving, N.Y. 01.15.2012

Nathaniel H. Finch, MSW ’63, of Henrietta, N.Y. 12.03.2011

Robert M. Hobaica, DDS ’63 & BS ’57, of Utica, N.Y. 01.11.2012

James L. Montgomery, EdM ’64 & BS ’50, of Lighthouse Point, Fla. 03.15.2012

Robert H. Hale, EdM ’66, AAS ’59 & BS ’59, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.27.2012

Richard G. Judelsohn, MD ’67, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.15.2012

Peter C. Luke, BS ’67, of Muskegon, Mich. 03.19.2012

Theodore Lerner, PhD ’68, of Pittsford, N.Y. 04.15.2012

70s

Donald A. Wilson, PhD ’70 & MA ’68, of Clarion, Pa. 02.10.2012

Meredith W. Kellogg, MA ’71 & EdM ’69, of Rochester N.Y. 03.30.2012

Francis J. Meyer, MS ’71 & BS ’69, of Getzville, N.Y. 02.13.2012

David M. Brossard, BS ’73, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.15.2012

Dennis A. Kahn, BA ’73, of East Amherst, N.Y. 02.06.2012

Jay R. Martin, MS ’75, of Grand Island, N.Y. 12.04.2011

Irene M. Sutt, EdM ’75 & BS ’56, of Nanticoke, Pa. 02.02.2012

Mary Ellen Brady, BA ’76, of Bel Air, Md. 12.17.2011

Herbert R. Harmsen, BA ’76, of Buffalo, N.Y. 12.28.2011

Charles H. Barney, BS ’77, of East Amherst, N.Y. 02.17.2012

Thomas R. Curtin, BS ’79, of Buffalo, N.Y. 01.10.2012

80s

Susan B. Fischer, MS ’80, of Oceanside, Calif. 02.12.2012

Richard W. Ohlson, JD ’80 & BA ’75, of Wellsville, N.Y. 12.15.2011

Larry L. Lincoln, BS ’81, of Ormond Beach, Fla. 12.09.2011

Neil E. Garvey, JD ’83 & BA ’81, of Buffalo, N.Y. 02.22.2012

David R. Milliken, JD ’83 & BA ’82, of Webster, N.Y. 01.28.2012

90s

Cynthia M. Badame, BA ’92, of Boston, Mass. 02.22.2012

Margaret K. Hey, JD ’92, of Islamorada, Fla. 03.12.2012

Leigh R. Nevinger, PhD ’92, of Orchard Park, N.Y.

Marcus B. Bensman, BS ’95, of Roswell, Ga. 03.08.2012

00s

Samuel Garten, MS ’01, of Raleigh, N.C. 12.11.2011

Terry D. Loretto, JD ’01, of Hamburg, N.Y. 12.26.2011

Janice D. Slaton, JD ’01, of Dunkirk, N.Y. 12.10.2011

Peter G. Klem, PhD ’02 & MA ’93, of Spring Creek, Nev. 03.25.2012

Tammy R. Rockwood, BA ’03, of Boston, N.Y. 02.07.2012

UB in the News

How Donald Trump ruined the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum for actual Civil Rights leaders

12/14/2017 An article in Newsweek about the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum and the Museum of Mississippi History, and the controversy over plans by President Trump to attend the ceremony, interviews Victoria Wolcott, professor and chair of history, who said Trump?s presence is problematic given his inability to denounce white supremacists in the wake of Charlottesville.

New downtown home for Jacobs School opens

12/12/2017 The Buffalo News quoted UB President Satish K. Tripathi on the opening of the new Jacobs School building. "The world-class design was a sight to behold. But to gaze upon the magnificent finished product is to fully appreciate it for the breathtaking building it is."

Gum infections may increase risk for digestive tract sores

12/8/2017 A Reuters article about a study that showed that gum infections may increase people?s risk for sores in the digestive tract that can lead to stomach cancer quotes Jean Wactawski-Wende , dean of the School of Public Health and Health Professions.

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