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Hunting down the “hostile” gene

Hunting down the “hostile” gene

An expert in type A behavior looks to biology to better understand the body’s response to stress.

The tools that Redford B. Williams, M.D. ’67, HS ’69, FW ’70, is using to “try to save the world” have changed, but his preoccupations have not. For his first study in psychosomatic medicine as a medical student in the mid-60s, he wheeled a hulking Goddert hæmotonograph (an early automatic blood pressure monitor) down the halls of Grace-New Haven Hospital, using the machine to measure blood...

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Private practice on an island paradise, of sorts

Private practice on an island paradise, of sorts

Practicing medicine on Martha’s Vineyard introduces an extra variable in decision making for Karen Casper, M.D., HS ’97, and Pieter M. Pil, M.D. ’96, Ph.D.: the weather.When presented with a complicated case, Casper, an emergency medicine physician, and Pil, a general surgeon, must factor in wind, fog and waves when deciding whether to treat the malady locally or send the patient to Boston. Patients needing big-city...

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In retirement, surgeon cuts a new swath as globetrotter, volunteer

In retirement, surgeon cuts a new swath as globetrotter, volunteer

Minimally invasive surgery has been something of a mixed blessing for thoracic surgeon Louis R.M. Del Guercio, M.D....

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From the tables down at Mory’s, six degrees of separation

From the tables down at Mory’s, six degrees of separation

Another bit of mystery surfaced at a dinner for New Haven-area alumni leaders late last summer following the White...

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2001-2002 Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine

The Executive Committee of the Association of Yale Alumni in Medicine directs association activities, links the School of Medicine with its graduates, and helps alumni stay in touch with Yale.

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Calling all alumni who may be contemplating an attic-cleaning: we’d like your back issues of Yale Medicine. Of particular interest are copies of the Alumni Bulletin from the 1950s and 1960s. If you have copies to donate, please drop us a line at the address on the masthead on page 3 or phone 203-785-5824.

1940s

The past few years have been notable for David E. Morton, M.D. ’48, HS ’55, and his family. Last August he was in Maui for the wedding of his daughter, Nancy (pictured), and in 2001 his daughter, Aiko, was married in Colorado. Morton has also been traveling, visiting Canada, Japan, Key West and South Carolina in the past year.

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After retiring at age 65 as a senior ward physician at the Newington (Conn.) VA Hospital, Sophie Trent-Stevens, M.D. ’43, earned her master’s degree in art at Central Connecticut State University. She is a member of several Connecticut art associations, exhibits annually and has won awards for her landscapes and marine paintings. Trent-Stevens has also authored and published four books of poetry...


After retiring at age 65 as a senior ward physician at the Newington (Conn.) VA Hospital, Sophie Trent-Stevens, M.D. ’43, earned her master’s degree in art at Central Connecticut State University. She is a member of several Connecticut art associations, exhibits annually and has won awards for her landscapes and marine paintings. Trent-Stevens has also authored and published four books of poetry on destinations she has visited in Africa, the Caribbean and the South Pacific. Her paintings and poetry have appeared in Connecticut Medicine magazine.

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Lawrence Dubin, M.D. ’58, received the inaugural Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Reproductive Medicine at its 58th annual meeting in October in Seattle; he shared the honors with his research partner of 34 years, Richard Amelar, M.D. Dubin and Amelar are professors of urology at the New York University School of Medicine.

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1970s

Arnold G. Markman, M.D. ’75, and Elizabeth Michel, M.D. ’75, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary in June. The couple met in September 1971 when they sat next to each other during registration for their first-year classes at the School of Medicine. Markman is chief of occupational medicine at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego; Michel serves as a board member and secretary of the San...


Arnold G. Markman, M.D. ’75, and Elizabeth Michel, M.D. ’75, will celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary in June. The couple met in September 1971 when they sat next to each other during registration for their first-year classes at the School of Medicine. Markman is chief of occupational medicine at Kaiser Permanente in San Diego; Michel serves as a board member and secretary of the San Diego-based human rights group Survivors of Torture International. Markman writes that “we have continued as best friends, sources of support and intellectual stimulation for each other—a process that began when we were partners in gross anatomy and Introduction to Clinical Medicine with Morris Dillard. We have two wonderful sons, ages 22 and 25.”

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1980s

In November, Albert L. Siu, M.D. ’80, chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, in New York, was named chair of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development at Mount Sinai and the Ellen and Howard C. Katz Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development. In his research, Siu has worked to improve the quality and delivery of care, and has...


In November, Albert L. Siu, M.D. ’80, chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, in New York, was named chair of the Brookdale Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development at Mount Sinai and the Ellen and Howard C. Katz Professor of Geriatrics and Adult Development. In his research, Siu has worked to improve the quality and delivery of care, and has focused on measuring and improving functional outcomes for the elderly.

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