MD Class of 1979
Peter Hollmann ’79 MD, chief medical officer at Brown, was appointed to lead the American Geriatrics Society, a national society of 6,000 healthcare professionals across the United States. The one-year term ends in 2022.
Griffin Rodgers ’76, ’79 MD, ’79 MMSc, director for the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, was named the 2021 honoree of the National President’s Award by the American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP). He was honored in recognition of his “relentless dedication to the kidney patient community, public service, and America’s historic role as a leader in advanced research, medical innovation, and kidney care treatments.”
Paul Zimmering ’79 MD retired from orthopaedic surgery in December 2017 after more than 33 years practicing. Paul writes: “My wife, Betsey, and I spend the summer at our home in Connecticut and winter at our home in Florida. We welcomed our first two grandchildren into the world during the past year. We are enjoying retirement and our ever expanding family.”