Frank Moorhead, M.D. ’59, retired from the United States Army Medical Department and resides in San Antonio, Texas. He is still active as an internist in various capacities.
Robert N. Serros, M.D. ’59, recently completed his 33rd year of ophthalmology practice. He now is working part time.
Julian Haber, M.D. ’61, received the Texas Gold Key Award from the Learning Abilities Association of Texas for more than 30 years of service to the organization and to learning-disabled children. His new book, ADHD: The Great Misdiagnosis, Revised Edition, was released nationwide by Taylor Publications.
Frederick P. Swing, M.D. ’65, has retired from practicing anesthesiology and recently became board certified in medical acupuncture at the age of 68.
Sanford Yankow, M.D. ’69, spearheaded and opened a clinic providing free care to the uninsured indigent population of the Upper Keys in Florida.
Jamie S. Barkin, M.D. ’70, is professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami. He delivered the keynote lecture, “Capsule Endoscopy in Perspective: Evolution from 2001 to 2004,” at the Given Imaging Company’s third Annual International Conference on Capsule Endoscopy.
Robert T. London, M.D. ’71, has the monthly column “The Psychiatrist’s Toolbox” in Clinical Psychiatry News. London is also on the faculty at New York University Medical Center and Lutheran Medical Center in New York City.
Myles B. Abbott, M.D. ’72, is chair of the National Conference and Exhibition Planning Group, American Academy of Pediatrics. He is a member of the executive medical staff, Children’s Hospital and Research Center in Oakland, California.
Harold A. Fenster, M.D. ’73, was elected chief of staff at Bert Fish Medical Center, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, for 2004.
Monroe Benaim, M.D. ’74, sold his eye surgery practice. He was elected to the Board of the Palm Beach County School District, Florida.
William R. Page, M.D. ’74, has been practicing urology at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California, for more than 20 years.
Stan Glassman, M.D. ’76, enjoys practicing medicine in Connecticut after relocating there.
Joseph Terrasi, M.D. ’79, is medical director at the Fifth Avenue Surgery Center, an ambulatory surgery center on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
Michael S. Berger, M.D. ’79, co-authored the article “Unique Astrocyte Ribbon in Adult Human Brain Contains Neural Stem Cells But Lacks Migration,” which was published in the February edition of the journal Nature.
John Cohee, M.D. ’80, retired from his obstetrics/gynecology practice in 1996. A cancer survivor, he has traveled extensively.
Howard R. Bromley, M.D. ’81, has completed an online distance learning MBA degree. He is chief of staff at the Memphis Veteran Affairs Medical Center.
Hugo D. Ribot Jr., M.D. ’86, was appointed to the southeast region Perinatal Risk Management Committee for HCA Healthcare. He has overseen a thriving obstetrics/gynecology practice for 14 years.
Adrianna M. Castro, M.D. ’87, was reappointed to another two-year term as chief of the Department of Pediatrics at Baptist Children’s Hospital in Miami, Florida.
Avelino Ruben Caride, M.D. ’88, was elected to the Baptist Hospital Board of Directors and secretary, Florida Chapter of the American College of Physicians.
Heather F. Anton, M.D. ’91, is working part-time as an anesthesiologist at the University of Virginia Hospital.
Ana Ceide Hodges, M.D. ’92, is a pediatrician in private practice in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
Michael C. Hodges, M.D. ’93, is a cardiologist currently serving with the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Tikrit, Iraq.
Kendall Griffith, M.D. ’94, has established a number of “firsts” in cardiovascular medicine in the U.S. Virgin Islands. He became the first interventional cardiologist in the U.S. Virgin Islands and performed the first angioplasty. He is the director of the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital Cardiovascular Laboratory, and he is developing plans and leading the effort to develop a cardiac center of excellence in the Virgin Islands.
Ana Maria Hernandez-Puga, M.D. ’94, is currently medical director of Children’s Diagnostic and Treatment Center, a center for children with special needs in Broward County.
Heather Williams, M.D. ’94, is serving as a major in the U.S. Army at Brooke Army Medical Center in Houston, Texas.
David A. Young, M.D. ’94, completed three years as a major in the U.S. Army at Fort Hood, Texas. He is currently assistant professor of anesthesiology at Baylor College of Medicine at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.
Andrew Sama, M.D. ’95, is attending spine surgeon at the Hospital for Special Surgery and instructor of orthopedic surgery at Weill Medical College of Cornell University.
Rajeev Rao, M.D. ’97, is completing his vascular surgery fellowship at the University of Southern California. He plans to join a private practice at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles.
Ryan Madanick, M.D. ’98, appeared on the television game show Wheel of Fortune. He was the show’s winner, amassing more than $61,000 in cash and trips.
David N. Kenigsberg, M.D. ’99, is completing the second year of a three-year general cardiology fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan.
Luis G. Fernandez, M.D. ’97, lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and works at Summit Medical Center.
Matthew Strange, M.D. ’99, is completing a radiology residency
at Emory University
Karen Echeverria-Beltran, M.D. ’00, is an assistant director for the internal medicine residency program at Orlando Regional Healthcare System.
Adrian Lloyd Burrowes, M.D. ’00, was named medical director of both Winter Park Care and Rehabilitation Center and Outreach Senior Healthcare in Florida.
Chad A. Perlyn, M.D. ’00, a plastic surgery resident at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, also is conducting a three-year Ph.D. fellowship in craniofacial development at the University of Oxford.
Francisco A. Rodriguez, M.D. ’01, plans to practice oncology at H. Lee Moffit Cancer Center at the University of South Florida after his stint as chief medical resident at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.
Craig Gordon, M.D. ’02, an internal medicine resident at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, was recently published in Resident and Staff Physician. The article was titled “Systemic Sclerosis: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges.”
|Dewitt Daughtry, M.D., one of the leading proponents for a nascent School of Medicine 52 years ago, passed away in March. Daughtry, Florida’s first fully trained cardiothoracic surgeon, moved to Miami in 1948 from Richmond, Virginia. He was enlisted by the first president of the University of Miami, Bowman Foster Ashe, and state Senator R. Bunn Gautier to bolster support for locating the state’s first medical school in Miami. The University of Miami School of Medicine was founded in 1952, and Daughtry was involved with education at the school ever since. In recognition of his commitment and generosity, the department of surgery was renamed the Dewitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery. Daughtry passed away at his home in Miami. He was 90.|
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