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President and Medical Director Emeritus, Michigan Cancer Foundation

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters



During your 40-year career as a doctor, educator and researcher, you have distinguished yourself as a dedicated and enthusiastic leader in the medical field. From your early days as a graduate and teacher at the University of Detroit to your current positions as President and Medical Director Emeritus of the Michigan Cancer Foundation and Professor of Medicine Emeritus at Wayne State University, your contributions and successes have been numerous. Under your capable direction for the past quarter-of-a-century, the Michigan Cancer Foundation has developed into one of the foremost centers for cancer research and community cancer control in a metropolitan area. Your foresight, expertise and untiring efforts contributed greatly to the establishment of the nationally recognized Meyer L. Prentis Comprehensive Cancer Center of Metropolitan Detroit. With four medical books and more than 100 published works to your credit, your ongoing commitment to medical education and knowledge is certainly apparent. You continue to serve your profession and your community through your involvement in numerous medical, educational, fraternal and civic organizations. Father of eight, grandfather of 25, traveler, golfer and American history buff, you have demonstrated a zest for life in all you do! In recognition of your leadership in the medical field and your contributions to the advancement of cancer research and education, University of Detroit Mercy is pleased to award you this Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters Degree. Commencement, University of Detroit, May 9, 1992.

University of Detroit Mercy

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