Class Notes: July 2017

 

Class Notes:

Raymond Scalettar, MD’54
Dr. Scalettar states “On May 21, 2017 I was promoted to Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center. I closed my DC office for the practice of Rheumatology December 31,2016 As a Medical Expert Consultant for the Social Security Administration, I review cases appealing the ruling on disability. I continue as a Medical Consultant to the Charles E Smith Lifecare Center which is the fifth largest senior center in the USA. I am a healthcare consultant to the American College of Rheumatology.”

Gerald W. Deas, MD’63
Dr. Deas is being featured on Health Center talk show featured on networks like Bronxnet and Brooklyn Community Access Television(BCAT). His feature will air on June 25th 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and July 2nd 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Wilsa Ryder, MD’73 & Brian O’Malley, MD’ 74
In an article by Wellfleet.wickedlocal.com, “Brian O’Malley and Wilsa Ryder talk about the bittersweet decision to close the doors of Provincetown Medical Group,  which the couple has run since the early 1980s.” To read more about their story go to the following link: http://bit.ly/2siiQrC

Brent Schillinger, MD’79
An interview with Dr. Schillinger is featured on blogtalkradio.com, titled “A Lesson on Medical Ethics.” He has served on the Board of Governors of the Florida Medical Association, where he chaired the Council of Ethical and Judicial Affairs. To read more  on Dr. Schillinger’s expansive career and listen to his interview on ethics.

Daniel W. Wilen, MD’89
Dr. Wilen, an Orthopedic Surgeon at the University Physicians of Brooklyn, has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Brooklyn, New York. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1989.

Douglas R. Lazzaro, MD’90
Dr. Lazarro, a longtime borough physician and resident leads efforts to expand Ophthalmology Services with NYU Langone. They have launched two comprehensive eye care practices in Brooklyn. Dr. Lazzaro is taking a lead role in helping NYU Langone identify opportunities for continued expansion. Chief of ophthalmology at NYU Lutheran Medical Center since 2003, he recently took on additional responsibilities for NYU Langone as vice chair of clinical affairs and business development for the Department of Ophthalmology and physician director for the health system’s network development in Brooklyn.

Kristina Wittig, MD’08
Kyle Jellings, talk show host on KHTS AM 1220, sits down with Dr. Kristina Wittig, a urologic surgeon and an assistant clinical professor of surgery at local City of Hope facilities. Topics both professional, like what signs people should be on the look out for and treatment options, and personal, like her childhood in Russia and her earlier desires to become an environmental scientist are discussed.

In Memoriam: *The Alumni Association recognizes in the “In Memoriam” section, not all alumni listed are recently deceased. As we become aware of the passing of our alumni we recognize them to provide their class mates with an update. *

Robin Goldman, MD’82
Dr. Goldman died in January of 2016.  We were just notified of her passing.


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