Category Archive: In Memoriam

Charlie van der Horst – gone too soon

A remarkable man who made the world a better place Charlie van der Horst, MD, died Friday, June 14, during an ambitious, multi-day swim marathon on the Hudson River in New York. I’ve done one land marathon, but I cannot even imagine swimming 19 miles a day in open water… Read More

Public health lost two of our own last week

Dr. Harrison Spencer — a very effective leader Harrison Spencer died last week. He was a peaceful, soft-spoken and kind man, felled by violence. A couple weeks ago, we were all together for the annual retreat of deans and program directors who are members of the Association of Schools and… Read More