VOLUME 31, NUMBER 14 THURSDAY, December 2, 1999

send this article to a friend Kenneth Eckhert, Sr. dies at 88

Kenneth H. Eckhert, Sr., a member of the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences' clinical faculty for more than 40 years, died Friday in his Buffalo home after a long illness. He was 88.

A native of Buffalo, Eckhert graduated from the University of Buffalo in 1931 and from the university's medical school in 1935. He served on the medical school faculty from 1940-81, retiring as a clinical instructor emeritus. He received the Dean's Award from the medical school in 1968.

During his long medical career, Eckhert was chief of surgery at Deaconess Hospital and senior cancer research surgeon at what is now Roswell Park Cancer Institute.

Among his survivors is his son, Kenneth H. Eckhert, Jr., clinical assistant professor of surgery in the UB medical school.

Burton Stulberg dies at 80

Burton Stulberg, clinical associate professor emeritus of psychiatry, died Nov. 24 in Millard Fillmore Hospital after becoming ill in his Williamsville home. He was 80.

A Buffalo native, Stulberg earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Buffalo before entering the Army in 1942.

After the war, he briefly studied psychology at the University of Chicago before returning to UB to study medicine. He graduated from the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1952.

After receiving training in child psychiatry at Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, Stulberg returned to Buffalo and entered private practice. He served as director of the Child and Adolescent Clinic on three occasions and was honored by the clinic for 37 years of service.

He joined the UB medical school clinical faculty in 1989. He also worked with the psychology department, instructing clinical students in group therapy.

Stulberg had been a life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association since 1967.

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