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In Memoriam

Isadore K. Grossman, ’31
Belleair Bluffs, Fla.
January 30, 2006
Dr. Grossman trained at Johns Hopkins and Mercy Hospital. He practiced family medicine in Baltimore for 50 years before retiring to Florida. He was 100 years old at the time of his death, and he is survived by wife Esther, age 98, and two sons who followed him into the medical profession.

Miquel Novoa Caballero, ’41
Ponce, P.R.

Champe C. Pool, ’44
Harrisburg, Pa.
October 12, 2005
Upon graduation, Dr. Pool interned at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh and received surgical training at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn. During his career, about 80 percent of his work was providing patient care. He also served as clinical professor of orthopaedics at M.S. Hershey Medical Center and chief of orthopaedics at the Harrisburg Polyclinic Hospital where he was acting chair of its department. Appointments included presidency of the following: Dauphin County Medical Society, orthopaedics section of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and Harrisburg Academy of Medicine. He enjoyed aviation and sailplane rebuilding. Pool and wife Marjorie, ’44, had three children.

Memorial gifts are
warmly received by:

Medical Alumni Association of
the University of Maryland, Inc.
522 West Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD, 21201-1636

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simply call (410) 706-7454



Melvin M. Udel, ’51
Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
March 6, 2006
Dr. Udel completed post-graduate training at the USPHS Hospital in Baltimore. He earned an MPH from Columbia University in 1960 and returned to Columbia’s Psychoanalytic Clinic after completing residency training at the Institute of Living in Hartford, Conn., and fellowship training at St. Luke’s Hospital in New York City. Appointments included consultant to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission and various academic positions at the University of Ottawa, Emory University, and University of Albany Medical School. In his retirement, he audited courses at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, and enjoyed reading and listening to classical music.

James R. Troxel, ’53
Winchester, Va.
April 2006

Clifford L. Malanowski Jr., ’77
January 25, 2006

Steven N. Shaffer, ’84
Manchester, Md.
March 21, 2006
Dr. Shaffer trained at York Hospital in York, Pa., before establishing an internal medicine/geriatric practice in Hampstead in 1987. He became medical director of Longview Nursing Home in Manchester, River Valley Ranch in Millers, and Homewood at Plum Creek in Hanover. He enjoyed travel, playing the trumpet, and watching movies. Shaffer was a member of Grace Bible Church where he taught Sunday school and choir music. Through the church, he traveled with family members on missionary visits to Russia and Brazil. He is survived by wife Sherri, three sons, and two daughters.

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