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Dr. Russell

In memoriam: Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, remembered for his enduring contributions to the ACS(Comments Off)

October 1, 2014

Thomas R. Russell, MD, FACS, Executive Director of the ACS from January 2000 to January
2010, died August 4 at his ranch in Philo, CA, at age 73 after a four-year battle with cancer.

Dr. Mueller

C. Barber Mueller, MD, FACS, FRCSC, recognized for contributions to the ACS and academic surgery

C. Barber “Barb” Mueller, MD, FACS, FRCSC, former Second Vice-President of the ACS and the 1984 recipient of the College’s Distinguished Service Award, died February 13 in Hamilton, ON, at the age of 97.

Dr. Padberg in 1977.

Frank T. Padberg, Sr., MD, FACS: ACS department director, DSA recipient, and trailblazer in neurosurgery

Frank T. Padberg, Sr., MD, FACS, passed away peacefully, April 5, at age 96, surrounded by his immediate family. Dr. Padberg was the Director of Fellowship and Graduate Medical Education at the College for more than a quarter of a century and a recipient of the College’s Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Ochsner

Dr. M. Gage Ochsner, co-founder of Ochsner Institute, dies at age 59

M. Gage Ochsner, MD, FACS, chief of trauma and surgical critical care at Memorial University Hospital and professor of surgery and academic chair, department of surgery, Mercer University School of Medicine, Savannah, GA, passed away earlier this year at age 59.

Dr. Sheldon

George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS: A lifetime of achievement as a scholar, surgical educator

ACS Past-President George F. Sheldon, MD, FACS, a great humanist and icon of American surgery at home and abroad, died of heart failure June 16 in Chapel Hill, NC.


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