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A formal program for an important occasion.
The assembled Brancatii.
Friends, family and colleagues packed the hall.
Provost Lloyd Minor, MD, Chairman of the Department of
Right in the front row, Dr. Jeanne Clark's
Dean Miller formally presents the Federick Brancati, MD
To the delight of the many faculty members in attendance.
Provost Minor then accepts the new Brancati
A happy day for all present.
Dr. Weisfeldt then introduces the inaugural recipient
Dr. Clark listens as she is introduced.
Dr. Weisfeldt congratulates Dr. Clark.
Dr. Clark's proud parents and sister.
Dr. Clark accepts the Brancati Professorship
And special thanks for Dr. Brancati!
A bird's-eye view of a part of the hall with Dr. Clark speaking.
Then, Dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health
. . . with a dose of his usual wit!
The humor strikes Dr. Brancati's wife, Dr. Liz Jaffe,
At last, Dr. Brancati gets to have his say.
And the laughter resounds through the hall!
We see the same devilish twinkle in the eyes of
Dr. Brancati's mother-in-law, Helen Jaffee.
What will he say next?
An amused Dr. Clark and Dr. Weisfeldt.
Dr. Elizabeth Jaffee, Professor of Oncology
In front, Dr. Clark's parents-in-law, Peggy and Dick Smolka.
Dr. Clark's proud sister, Mary Clark, and
Dr. Brancati makes the most of his time at the microphone.
Dean Miller shares in the spirit of the moment.
A rapt audience.
One wit appreciates another!
Dr. Brancati receives a standing ovation!
And warm congratualtions from Dr. Weisfeldt.
A proud Dr. Clark and Dr. Brancati with (from left) Provost
After the formalities, Dr. Clark with her husband and children.
. . . and, with her extended family.
Dr. Brancati's wife and daughters.
GIM's Dr. David Levine and Dr. Daniel Brotman with Lee Bone, faculty member in the Bloomberg School of Public Health.
From left, Division of Gastroenterology's James Potter with
GIM's Dr. Craig Pollack, Dr. Jodi Segal, and Dr. Sonal Singh.
Colleagues Dr. Jessica Yeh, Lee Schwartz,
Is Dr. Clark excited?
Dr. Brancati's friend Debbie Hill, with GIM Fellows Drs.
Comstock Center Director Dr. Joe Coresh (l.) and
Dr. Linda Yau and her husband, Dr. Brancati,
David Brown, Dr. Liz Jaffe, Helen Jaffee,
Dr. Dan Laheru (r.) and a colleague, both from the Cancer Center.
Dr. Brancati with Dr. Ruben Hernaez (l.) and Dr. Robert Lawrence, former Dean of the Bloomberg School of Public Health (r.).
Members of Dr. Brancati's family: Steve Tonkin; Stephanie, Christian and Marylee Saarbach; and family friend Jack Hisley.
Welch Center Director and GIM's
James Potter from the Division of
GIM's Dr. Dan Brotman with Chief of Geriatrics Dr. Chris Durso and Vice Dean for Research Dr. Landon King (l. to r.).
Melinda Sawyer, GIM's Dr. Nisa Maruthur
Dr. David Celentano, Dr. Joe Coresh, Dr. Fred Brancati,
Dr. Clark and Dr. Brancati are inspirations for fellows