In Memoriam – Fall 2023

The UF College of Medicine community extends its deepest sympathies to loved ones of recently deceased alumni

Nelita Remotigue Ano, MD, HS ’77 

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Ormond Beach, Florida

April 12, 2022 

 

James E. Auer, MD, HS ’70

Thoracic Surgery

Clayton County, Iowa

June 2, 2023

 

Martin Richard Bialow, MD ’66 

Cardiology

Clearwater Beach, Florida

July 15, 2023

 

Joseph A. Brannigan Jr., MD, HS ’87

Nephrology

Chapin, South Carolina

July 7, 2023

 

Terry Gene Clark, MD ’79

Neurosurgery, Transplant Surgery

Johnson County, Iowa

March 11, 2023

 

David Michael Deci, MD ’80

Family Medicine

Topsham, Maine

April 21, 2023

 

Bettie Robinson Drake, MD ’60

Pediatrics

Tampa, Florida

Feb. 23, 2023

 

Peter A. Drew, MD, HS ’92 

Anatomic/Clinical Pathology

Gainesville, Florida

Jan. 8, 2023

 

Emil Felski, MD, HS ’75

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Orlando, Florida

Jan. 19, 2023

 

Jon J. Halpern, MD, HS ’76 

Pathology

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

April 25, 2023

 

David S. Hecht, MD, HS ’01 

General Surgery

Elizabethton, Tennessee

June 13, 2023

 

Jeffrey A. Hertz, MD, HS ’01 

Surgery

Hollywood, Florida

April 21, 2023

 

Robert F. Hungerbuhler, MD ’70

Anesthesiology

St Petersburg, Florida

Oct. 26, 2022

 

Earl M. Jeffres, MD, HS ’63

Orthopaedic Surgery

Springville, Alabama

Dec. 5, 2022

 

Kenneth C. Lasseter, MD ’67

Cardiology

Hollywood, Florida

June 30, 2023

 

Thomas J. Lau, MD, HS ’70 

Clinical Pathology

Gainesville, Florida

Jan. 8, 2023

 

Selden Longley III, MD, HS ’74 

Rheumatology

Gainesville, Florida

March 3, 2022

 

Anthony S. Meyer, MD ’74?

Emergency Medicine

Birmingham, Alabama

April 20, 2023

 

Robert Holt Miller, MD ’63

Cardiology

Jacksonville, Florida

Jan. 19, 2023

 

Paul H. Moore, MD, HS ’63

Radiology

Pascagoula, Mississippi

April 30, 2023

 

Marc Roger Peck, MD, HS ’91

Family Practice

Gypsum, Colorado

May 26, 2023

 

Meredith Ann Elizabeth Polansky, MD ’04

Family Medicine

Asheville, North Carolina 

May 20, 2023

 

Thomas Reavell, MD ’65?

Ophthalmology

Bellevue, Washington

Nov. 30, 2022

 

John M. Reed, MD, HS ’69

Radiology

Feb. 17, 2023

 

Karen M. Schoelles, MD ’78

Family Medicine

Salem, Massachusetts

Oct. 31, 2022

 

Thomas Joseph Schvehla, MD, HS ’89

Pathology

Boynton Beach, Florida

Feb. 2, 2022

 

Laurin Gresham Smith III, MD, HS ’64?

Radiology

Dallas, Georgia

Dec. 8, 2022

 

Donald R. Todd, MD, HS ’69

Otolaryngology

Gulf Breeze, Florida

Oct. 3, 2022

 

Andres Vega, MD ’81

Anesthesiology

Miami, Florida

April 5, 2023

 

Robert L. Wheeler, MD ’78

Obstetrics and Gynecology

Lewisburg, West Virginia

Nov. 6, 2022