Kenneth Keniston, Leading Social Psychologist with Ties to Yale Psychiatry, Dies at 90
Kenneth Keniston, PhD, a leading social psychologist who taught in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine and later founded MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society, passed away earlier this year, after a long illness. He was 90 years old.
In Memoriam: W. Leonard Hill, Jr.
W. Leonard Hill, Jr., LCSW, BCD, of North Haven, Connecticut, died suddenly at home on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, of cardiac arrest. He was 68 years old. He retired in 2014 from a long career in social work and psychiatry as a clinician, administrator, teacher, and mentor at Yale University, Smith College School for Social Work, and Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Yale Memorial Service for Sidney J. Blatt, PhD
Yale University will hold a memorial service for Sidney J. Blatt, Ph.D. who died on May 11, 2014. The service will be held on Sunday, November 16th beginning at 1:30 pm with a reception to follow immediately thereafter. The memorial will take place at the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life at Yale.
In Memoriam: Sidney J. Blatt, PhD
Emeritus Professor Sidney J. Blatt, 85, died at his home on Sunday, May 11, 2014. Dr. Blatt came to Yale in 1960 as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology. He joined the Department of Psychiatry in 1963 and served as chief of the Psychology Section of the Department of Psychiatry for almost 50 years.
In Memoriam: Earl Giller, M.D., Ph.D.
Earl Laux Giller, M.D., Ph.D. passed away on April 28, 2014 at the age of 70. Giller was a long-standing member of the Yale Psychiatry faculty who, among his many roles at Yale, served as Acting Chief and Research Director for the VA Connecticut Healthcare Psychiatry Service.
In memoriam: Donna Diers, former dean of the School of Nursing
Donna Diers, the Annie W. Goodrich Professor Emerita, sixth dean of the School of Nursing, and American Academy of Nursing Living Legend, died on February 23 at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Professor Diers will be remembered for her many contributions to the School as a teacher and administrator, but also for her contributions to the profession. She chronicled and advocated for the development of advanced practice nursing and engagement in public policy.Source: Yale School of Nursing
In Memoriam: Louis J. Kaplan
Louis Jack Kaplan, M.A., who served as associate dean for government and community affairs during a turbulent era in the history of Yale School of Medicine and played pivotal roles in the development of the institution, died on January 8 in Springfield, Va. He was 96.
In Memoriam: Louis B. Fierman, MD
Dr. Louis B. Fierman, an innovator in the field of psychotherapy and psychiatry, a much loved therapist, a longtime associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Yale University, Medical Director of Elmcrest Psychiatric Institute in Portland, CT, and of Psychotherapy Associates in New Haven, CT, died on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at the age of 90.
Giebisch, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Dies at 93
Gerhard Giebisch, MD, Sterling Professor Emeritus of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at Yale School of Medicine, died peacefully at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford, Connecticut on Monday, April 6, 2020. He was 93 years old.
Katherine "Kitty" Halloran, MD '54, Dies at 90
Katherine "Kitty" Halloran, MD '54, was one of just three female members of her Yale School of Medicine graduating class, and she later returned to the medical school for 20 years as a research physician and assistant professor. She has died at age 90.