Faculty, Fellows, House Staff
Date: October 1, 2013
Clarence “Buck” Brown III (HS and fellow, medicine, 1966–72), of Orlando, Fla., retired in 2012 as president/CEO of MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando. He was leader of the facility since it opened 20 years ago. Brown is now vice president of the Orlando Health Foundation and will continue to support its oncology programs.
Randolph H. Howes (HS, surgery, 1971–77; fellow, plastic surgery, 1975–77), of Kentwood, La., has been named the first international recipient of the American College for Advancement in Medicine’s Dr. Charles Farr Award for achieving excellence in oxidation medicine.
Jerome A. Paulson (HS, pediatrics, 1974–76), professor of pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine, professor of environment and occupational health at GW’s school of public health, and medical director of the Washington, D.C.-based Children’s National Medical Center, recently went to Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to meet with the leadership of the Pediatric Association of Tanzania. The aim of the meeting was to develop a long-range plan to increase that nation’s capacity for assessing, managing, and preventing environmental health threats to its children. Paulson also is director for national and global affairs of the Child Health Advocacy Institute and director of the Mid-Atlantic Center for Children’s Health and the Environment.
Gordon L. Klein (HS, pediatrics, 1977–78), of Dickinson, Texas, a pediatric gastroenterologist at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, Texas, will edit Bone Drugs in Pediatrics: Efficacy and Challenges, a book to be published by Springer, a New York-based science, technology, and medicine publisher.
Mark A.C. Hoeplinger (HS, otolaryngology, 1979–82), of West Seneca, N.Y., has been inducted into the Signum Fidei Society of the St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute’s Alumni Association in Buffalo, N.Y. Hoeplinger founded the Western New York Ear, Nose, and Throat practice in 1987. He has been named a deacon in the Orthodox Catholic Church of America in recognition of his frequent mission trips to perform ear surgery and provide hearing aids to the poor in such countries as Peru, Guatemala, and Uganda.
Peter N. Schlegel (HS and faculty, urology, 1985–89), of Larchmont, N.Y., is now serving as medical board president of the New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he is also urologist-in-chief. Schlegel currently works at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University as professor and chairman of urology, as well as professor of reproductive medicine.