Class Notes — Feb. 19-28, 2011

Upcoming Medical School Reunion Dates
(Editor’s Note: These dates are corrected from the February edition of Center Times.)

Thursday, May 5, 2011: Reunion Brunch for the Platinum Classes (1944-1960)
Thursday, May 5, 2011: 50th reunion dinner for the Class of 1961
Friday & Saturday, May 6 & 7, 2011: Medical School Alumni Reunion There will be reunion activities for the following UT Southwestern Medical School classes: 2006, 2001, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971, 1966, 1961, Platinum

Medical School
Marion Graham, M.D. (’45)
Presley Clyde Funk, M.D. (’50)
Lawrence M. Castleberry, M.D. (’52)
Warren Thad Murley, Jr., M.D. (’56)
Leonard B. Hughes, M.D. (’70)

Gina M. Anderson, M.D. (OB/Gyn)
Robert L. Johnson, Jr., M.D. (Pulmonary Medicine)
L. Ray Lawson, M.D. (Orthopedics)
Alan Dale Neal, M.D. (Internal Medicine)
Thomas L. Shields, M.D. (Dermatology)

School of Health Professions
Marianne Miller Litle (’79)


1974: Gladys E. Lambeth Young, M.D., will marry Gale Lee, a retired Air Force officer and real estate broker in Great Falls, Mont., on August 5. Dr. Young has accepted a full-time staff position at Liberty Medical Center in Chester, Mont. She will serve as EMS director for Liberty County and also as public health officer. Her new position will decrease time available for teaching, but she has also been recently promoted to assistant professor with Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. The best news of all: Dr. Young’s first grandchild, Kelby Ashlynn Young, was born April 29, 2010. “Life is good,” she said.

1982: Tom Starkey, M.D., is serving as an officer in the Army Medical Corps. He recently completed a deployment in Baghdad with the 28th Combat Support Hospital. He has since returned to the comfort and safety of his home in Honolulu, where he works as a chest surgeon at Tripler Army Medical Center. He spends his free time on the north shore either surfing or flying gliders.

1982: Scott Stringer, M.D., has served the last four years as associate vice chancellor for clinical affairs at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and for the last year as President of University of Mississippi Health Care. In this role, he oversees the health system, which is composed of the university’s adult hospital, the children’s hospital, and the faculty practice plan. He continues to serve as professor and Chair of the Department of Otolaryngology and Communicative Sciences.

1989: Kathryn Arrambide, M.D.,continues to serve as medical director of clinical trials for Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill., and to practice hematology/oncology with a group in Quincy.  She and her husband, Paul, a Doctor of Nursing Practice student at Duke University, adopted twin girls from Estonia last year and just adopted a newborn boy from the United States.  

1980: William A. Peper, M.D., has completed his 5-year quest into winegrape-growing and winemaking has now opened Valley Mills Vineyards Winery in Waco.


Daniel M. Siegel, M.D. (Dermatology, 1982-85),  has been elected president (beginning March 2012) of the American Academy of Dermatology, the world’s largest dermatologic society, representing more than 16,000 physicians.

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