John M. Driscoll, MD, the Reuben S. Carpentier Professor Emeritus of Pediatrics and chair of the Department of Pediatrics from 1992 to 2007, died Sept. 9, 2022. He joined the VP&S faculty in 1971. As a perinatologist, Dr. Driscoll pioneered treatment for premature and other high-risk infants. He helped establish the NICU at what is now Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian and served as the NICU’s director from 1973 to 1992. Dr. Driscoll created a neonatal ethics committee at the hospital and served as its first chair. It was one of the first pediatrics ethics committees in the United States.

Mieczyslaw Finster, MD, professor emeritus of anesthesiology, died Sept. 11, 2022.

Blair Ford, MD, professor of neurology at CUMC, died 
Aug. 25, 2022.

Mark L. Heaney, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine at CUMC, died Aug. 17, 2022.

Steven R. Isaacson, MD, professor emeritus of radiation oncology (in neurological surgery), died July 24, 2022.

Donald Kornfeld, MD, professor emeritus of psychiatry at CUMC, died July 5, 2022.

Sally Ann Lederman, PhD, retired faculty member in the Institute of Human Nutrition, died in May 2022.

Eugene Pantuck, MD, professor emeritus of anesthesiology, died June 19, 2022.