John Sbarbaro died on August 30, 2011 at the age of 75. Since
1969, Dr. Sbarbaro has served in many capacities at the University of
Colorado Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, where he held
professorships in the Departments of Medicine and Preventive Medicine
and finished his career there as the Medical Director of University
Carter Ballinger died January 20, 2010 at age 87. Dr. Ballinger was Professor of Anesthesia at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and previously at the University of Utah School of Medicine. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the CU Foundation, which will use them to support the School of Medicine, or to the church or a charity of your choice.
Norm Weiner died March 5, 2009. He was Chairman of the SOM Department of Pharmacology from, 1967 to 1989 when he was awarded status as a Distinguished Professor.
Barbara Fuller died September 23. 2007. She was on the SON faculty from 1969 through 2003. She was a dedicated and outstanding teacher, researcher, and faculty member at the School for 34 years.
Maxine Berlinger died August 30, 2007. She was Chairperson of Maternal/Child Nursing, Acting Assistant Dean of Graduate Affairs, Assistant Dean of undergraduate programming, and, Coordinator of Student Affairs for the SON.
F. A. "Gus" Garcia died July 6, 2007 . He had an extensive involvement in Colorado Medicine and in the CU Medical School. He was a strong advocate for recreation facilities on the Anschutz Medical Campus
Lawrence Meskin died June 26, 2007. He was Dean of the School of Dentistry from 1981until 1987 and was Dean of the System-wide Graduate School from 1988 to 1990.
Lewis I. Pizer died December 15, 2006. He served as Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the School of Medicine until his retirement in June of 2006
Ray Kilcoyne died August 8, 2006. He was professor in the SOM Department of Radiology until his retirement.
Bill Waddell died July 21, 2006. He was chairman of the SOM Department of Surgery from 1962 until 1975
John J. Conger died June 24, 2006. Among his many accomplishments at the University of Colorado, he served as Professor of Clinical Psychology, Dean of the School of Medicine, Vice-President for Medical Affairs, and Chancellor of the Health Sciences Center. He was also president of our HSC RFA in 1997
John Ray Pryor, died January 15, 2006. He was a Professor of Cardiology until his retirement in 1989 .
Karl Sussman, died in October 2005. He was a retired Professor of Medicine from the CU Health Science Center and past president of the American Diabetes Association and a former Chief of Medicine at the V.A. Medical Center.
Yasuhiko Takeda, Professor Emeritus in the Clinical Pathology division of the School of Medicine Department of Pathology, died September 3, 2005.
Conrad M. Riley, Professor emeritus, died July 3, 2005 at age 91. He graduated from Yale University and Harvard Medical School. In 1960 he came to Denver General Hospital to direct its pediatrics department. From 1961 to 1966, he supervised the new Department of Preventive Medicine and Biometrics in the School of Medicine. He later served as Dean of Admissions for the School of Medicine.
Brandt F. Steele, professor emeritus of psychiatry, CU School of Medicine and Kempe Children’s Center, died January 19, 2005. He was 97 and was an internationally respected psychiatrist best known for his work in child abuse prevention. He died Jan. 19, 2005.
Floyd McIntire, Professor Emeritus in the CU School of Dentistry, died December 1, 2004 in Urbandale, IA. He was Professor of Oral Biology in the School of Dentistry from 1973 to 1984. He was born September 10, 1914 in Price, Utah.
John T. (Jack) Reeves, 75, Emeritus Professor medicine, pediatrics and surgery, died September 15, 2004 from injuries sustained in a vehicle-bicycle accident. He was widely recognized for research in pulmonary circulation and adaptation to high altitude.
John T. (Jack) Willson, 80, died September 19, 2004 in Sheridan, Wyoming. He was a well respected professor of Anatomy and served as Secretary of the Colorado State Anatomical Board for many for many years.
Donough O Brien, Emeritus Professor, past Executive Director of the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes and long-term leader in the department of Pediatrics of the Health Sciences Center died on March 16, 2004.
Laurance M. Morse, Ph.D., Tenured Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, died on November 7, 2003. Larry was a principal founder of the HSC Retired Faculy Association and contributed substantially to its growth.
Abraham J. Kauvar died August 26, 2003. He was medical staff president at both the old Colorado General Hospital and General Rose Memorial Hospital (now Rose Medical Center)
Mary Cane Robinson, widow of Arthur Robinson died July 9, 2003.
Bill Hahn, Professor in the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology of the School of Medicine, died May 6, 2003. He is survived by his wife Melva.
Eloise A. Garcia, age 87, wife of Dr. F. A. "Gus" Garcia, died in May 2003.
James McCool, 86 died at home in Como, CO on April 16, 2003.
He was the Assistant to the Dean of the School of Medicine until his retirement in 1978.
Emeritus Professor Seymour Katsh, Ph.D. passed away on September 25, 2002 in Seattle, Washington. He was born in New York City, and graduated from NYU. He was Acting Chair of Pharmacology from 1964-67. And served as Associate Dean for Graduate and Research Affairs (1969-1983).
Margaret Hitchman [Margolin], Associate Professor Emerita of Psychiatry, died on July 31, 2002
Adolph Abrams, Professor Emeritus, Department of Biochemistry, died April 28, 2002 in Brush, Colorado. He was born in Springfield, Mass, April 30, 1919. He was Professor of Biochemistry until his retirement in 1986 and he served as Acting Chairman of Biochemistry from 1973 until 1977.
Marie Kautsky, of Littleton, died February 27, 2002. She was born November 16, 1923, in New York City. She graduated from Cornell University and the University of Colorado and retired from the Health Sciences Center where she was a research chemist..
Kajsa Philippine Dixon died January 7, 2002 in Denver. She was born June 29, 1909 in Denver. She was a senior instructor in Clinical Pathology and a member of the Medical Technology Society
Lula Lubchenco-Josephson died September 30, 2001 of injuries from an accident in her home the previous day. She was born on April 21, 1915 in Turkistan, Russia. She moved with her family to the USA in 1918 and they came to Colorado in 1930. She joined the CU Medical Center in 1943 and became a full professor of Pediatrics in 1969.
John Rusweiler Cann, Professor emeritus of Biophysics, died Saturday August 25, 2001. He was born December 11, 1920 in Bethlehem, PA. and married Minerva Butz on September 7, 1946. He joined the CU School of Medicine in 1951, and was a teacher and researcher there until his retirement in 1991.
Greta Meiklejohn died July 18, 2001 in Denver. She was born November 21, 1915 in Nova Scotia, Canada. She married Gordon Meiklejohn in Paris, Maine on July 4, 1939. She volunteered at University Thrift Shop and CU Medical School Gift Shop.
John F. (Jack) Mueller died May 18, 2001. Jack was born June 15, 1922 in Goshen, Indiana. Jack was Chief of Medicine and later Director of Medical Affairs at Presbyterian-St. Luke's Hospital and Professor Medicine in the CU School of Medicine. He served as a member of the Medical School Admissions Committee for many years.
John Stears, Professor Emeritus of radiology and neurology , died May 18, 2001. He was born on January 3, 1928, in Lynn, Mass. John joined the CU SOM in 1966 and served as director of neuroradiology at CU Hospital from 1966-77.
Henry Mason Morfit, Professor Emeritus of Surgery, died April 19, 2001. He was born on January 19, 1913 in Baltimore. He founded the Bonfils Tumor Clinic at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in 1954, and served as its director until his retirement.
Werner Hirs died on December 9, 2000 in Aurora, Colorado. He was born in Bern, Switzerland on April 25, 1923. Werner was a Professor of Biochemistry and Genetics at the CU School of Medicine and served as Chairmen of the Department.
Arthur Robinson, Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, and Biochemistry, Biophysics and Genetics, and former Vice President of National Jewish Medical and Research Center died February 16, 2000 in Denver. He was 86.