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Death: Dr. Zeidman, Pathology

Almanac recently learned of the death of Dr. Irving Zeidman, emeritus professor of pathology at the School of Medicine, on February 13, at the age of 83.

Dr. Zeidman received his B.A. from SAS in 1937 and was a graduate of the School of Medicine in 1941. He served in the 4th Medical Laboratory of the U.S. Army Medical Corps in World War II. After the war, he joined the Penn faculty in 1947, was promoted to associate professor of pathology in 1955 and became professor of pathology in 1961. Throughout his career, Dr. Zeidman specialized in research of the spread of cancer in the lymphatic system. He became emeritus professor and retired in 1983.

Dr. Zeidman is survived by his wife, Elinor Sleeper; sons, Robert N. and Thomas W.; and three grandsons.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 34, May 21, 2002


May 21, 2002
Volume 48 Number 34

A National Medal of Science for a pioneering Penn physicist.

SEAS selects two recipients for its annual awards.
Wharton gives awards to dozens of its faculty.
The concern about bicyclists on campus picks up momentum.
Search Committees are formed to advise on selecting two new deans.
Next Tuesday is PPSA's annual meeting and election.
Baccalaureate and Commencement speeches and photographs.
University Council committee year-end reports on Bookstores, Communications, and Community Relations.
The largest voluntary canine blood donor program in the US gets new wheels.

Recognized Holidays for faculty and staff, and revisions to the Academic Calendar.

A dozen new CCTV locations for public spaces are added to those previously approved.