MD Class of 1987
Sharon R. Curtis ’87 MD, of N. Scituate, R.I.; Apr. 17. She was a family physician for many years. She enjoyed gardening and tinkering around the house. She personally built two of her own homes. She is survived by her mother, a sister, and a brother.
Michael I. Plotnick ’84, ’87 MD, of Boulder, Colo.; Jan. 14, of a cardiac event while doing what he loved most, snowboarding. After med school at Brown he completed his ob-gyn residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He was board certified and a fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He practiced in several private practices in New York and later in Colorado, specializing in high-risk pregnancies and deliveries. He is survived by a daughter, a son, his mother, and a brother.
Mark A. Hosley ’87 MD, of Westport, Mass.; Mar. 24. He received his bachelor’s degree and PhD in biological sciences from the University of Michigan. After receiving his medical degree from Brown, he completed his neurology residency at UMass. He had a fellowship in spinal cord injury and was board certified in neurology, electrophysiology, and sleep medicine. He retired from the practice of neurology at SouthCoast Hospitals Group in 2018. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie; a daughter; a sister; a brother; and several nieces and nephews.
Marie Anne Johantgen ’87 MD, of Olympia, Wash.; Nov. 16. She was an obstetrician/gynecologist in Olympia. In 2009 she started the local chapter of Dining for Women, an organization that raises money to support women’s health and safety worldwide. She made multiple medical trips abroad to help those with medical needs in Haiti, Peru, Kenya, Rwanda, and India, and volunteered locally for the Olympia Free Clinic and Rotary Club. She was the recipient of the 2017 Women of Achievement Award from the Olympia YWCA. She is survived by her husband, Richard; a son; a stepson; her parents; five siblings; and a niece.