Julian T. Coggin ’62

Dr. Coggin passed away November 14, 2017 January 14, 1936 – November 14, 2017 Julian Thayer “Butch” Coggin ’62 was born January 14, 1936, in Orlando, Florida, and passed away November 14, 2017, at his home in Nellysford, Virginia. Butch grew up in the Cocoa, Florida, area, graduating from Cocoa High School, where he was…

Transplant Institute Celebrating 50 Years

LLUH invites you to attend celebration November 19   Visit LLUH News of the Week for the full article and for more information about how to RSVP: “You’re invited: Transplantation Institute to celebrate 50 years of saving patients.” The Basic Information A celebration luncheon will follow a morning continuing medical education session on Sunday, November…

James C. Maxwell ’62

Dr. Maxwell passed away November 11, 2017 November 6, 1936 – November 11, 2017 James (Jim) C. Maxwell ’62 was born November 6, 1936. He celebrated his 81st birthday with his family just days before his death. He was an ophthalmologist who enjoyed serving on 13 short-term mission trips and visiting with his family, including…

Douglas Mack Receives Award of Merit

Dr. Mack ’67 recognized by NCCHC for work in correctional health care (Chicago) In recognition of his distinguished service to the field of correctional health care, the National Commission on Correctional Health Care has named Douglas A. Mack, MPH, ’67, one of two recipients of the 2017 Bernard P. Harrison Award of Merit. NCCHC’s annual…

James A. Sadoyama ’57

Dr. Sadoyama passed away November 2, 2017 James A.  Sadoyama ’57 Dec. 28, 1930 —  Nov. 2, 2017 WALLA WALLA —James “Jimmy” A. Sadoyama, 86, died Nov. 2, 2017, at Providence St. Mary Medical Center. (Source: Union Bulletin)

‘The Little Bubble that Could’

RETINA Roundup interview with Dr. Chan ’80-A Clement K. Chan ’80-A was interviewed by the RETINA Roundup team about a recent study of his using C3F8 (Octofluoropropane) gas for the treatment of vitreomacular traction on which his team reported in the October issue of RETINA. Dr. Chan’s first reported use of C3F8 more than 20…

Gordon A. Wheeler ’64

Dr. Wheeler passed away October 29, 2017 Gordon Alan Wheeler ’64 was born at St. Helena Hospital July 1, 1933 and peacefully passed away October 29, 2017 at his home in Angwin. Gordon’s parents, Herschel and Ruth Wheeler, came to Napa Valley in the 1920’s and were teachers at Pacific Union College. Gordon was not…

William A. Jacobson ’57

Dr. Jacobson passed away October 26, 2017   William A. Jacobson ’57 of Apple Valley, Calif., passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 2:30 in the afternoon in his home, with his family by his side.  The cause was congestive heart failure. Dr. William A. Jacobson was born July 2, 1931 in Hagerman, N.M.…

William C. Swatek ’49

Dr. Swatek passed away October 13, 2017 UPDATE: An in memoriam article about Dr. Swatek by LLUH can be found at https://news.llu.edu/education/memoriam-physician-philanthropist-swatek-funded-numerous-lluh-projects. Excerpt from the School of Medicine Report newsletter, October 26, 2017: School of Medicine alumnus William C. Swatek ’49 passed away on October 13. He was 97. Swatek graduated in 1949 and spent…