Category: Medicine

school of medicine alumni included in note

Paul A. Larson ’82 MD

Paul A. Larson ’82 MD began a one year term as President of the Board of Trustees of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists in August 2018.  In April 2018, he received the Wisconsin Radiological Society Flaherty Award for lifetime achievement.

James Hupp ’82 MD

James Hupp ’82 MD has been appointed Professor of Surgery and Vice Dean for Academic, Student and Faculty Affairs at the new Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine at Washington State University in Spokane, Wash. He will also oversee development of their planned medical residency programs. His most recent prior leadership role was as the Founding Dean of the School of Dental Medicine at East Carolina University.

Gary F Borla ’97 MPH

Gary F Borla ’97 MPH recently retired after a 35 year career at Eversource Energy/Northeast Utilities. Gary was twice chosen as Eversource’s Volunteer of the Year for his service with High Hopes Therapeutic Riding, the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation, the American Lung Association, the American Heart Association, the Tanglewood Music Canter and as a guide for visually impaired runners in the New York City Marathon. Since his retirement Gary has returned to his roots and joined his family’s energy business and traveled to Italy and soon Ireland. He is looking forward to coming back to campus for the 2018 Homecoming weekend.

Al Pirro ’87 MD

Al Pirro ’87 MD, C.P.E. has earned the designation of Certified Physician Executive from the American Association of Physician Leadership. He is currently the TeamHealth Facility Medical Director at Rutherford Regional Medical Center in Rutherfordton, N.C. His specialties include, Hospital Medicine, Intensivist Medicine, and Anesthesia.

Salman Alzayani ’15 Ph.D

Salman Alzayani ’15 Ph.D was appointed as Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences in the Arabian Gulf University in the Kingdom of Bahrain. Alzayani was also elected to be a member in the College Council for the current academic year.

Richard G. Fisher, ’55 MD, FACR

Richard G. Fisher, ’55 MD, FACR was appointed as Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston Texas. He is retired  after serving 43 years in Radiology and Interventional Radiology.