In Memory

Stanford remembers

2016

May

David Judah, a postdoctoral scholar in Comparative Medicine, died May 9 in East Palo Alto.

April

Ingram Olkin, professor emeritus of statistics and education who is best known for developing statistical analyses for evaluating policies, died April 28 in Palo Alto.

Alfred Spivack, a cardiologist and medical innnovator who founded the coronary care unit at Stanford and was an early champion of increasing nurses' role in caring for cardiology patients, died April 23 in Palo Alto.

March

Robert P. Huff, a nationally recognized leaderin the field of college student financial aid who served as Stanford's first financial aid director, died March 19 in Palo Alto.

February

Holbrook Kohrt, a clinician-researcher who studied novel ways to arm the immune system to fight cancer, died Feb. 24 in Miami.

Edward J. McCluskey, a professor emeritus who was a pioneering computer researcher and educator, died Feb. 13 in Belmont, Calif.

Ellen Cook Otto, who worked in various development offices at Stanford for decades until she retired from the Department of Athletics, died Feb. 10 in Cupertino, Calif.

Harry Oberhelman, a professor emeritus of surgery and former chief of general surgery and gastrointestinal surgery, died Feb. 10 in Stanford.

Sanford M. Dornbusch, a scholar renowned for his research on adolescence who was a "founding father" of Stanford's Department of Sociology, died Feb. 9 in Palo Alto.

January

Herbert Abrams, a professor emeritus of radiology, senior fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, and an affiliated faculty member at the Center for International Security and Cooperation who co-founded the Nobel Prize-winning organization International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, died Jan. 20 in Palo Alto.

Oleg Jardetzky, a professor emeritus of molecular pharmacology who was a pioneer in nuclear magnetic resonance imaging, died Jan. 10 in Stanford.

Paul Armer, an early director of the Stanford Computation Center and faculty member who was a pioneer in computing and its social implications, died Jan. 6 in Stanford.