The University mourns the passing and celebrates the life of Berezin, a longtime friend and a pioneer in the field of computing whose towering achievements were matched only by her powerful vision and generous spirit.
Ocean Sanctuary Alliance is leading the charge to conserve at least 10 percent of the world’s marine and coastal areas by 2020 and is investing in the work of Prof. Ellen Pikitch by creating the Endowed Professorship in Ocean Conservation Science at SoMAS.
Allison McLarty treats adults with acquired heart disease who require surgery. Her special interests involve aortic surgery, including minimally invasive endovascular stenting for aortic aneurysms and surgical treatment of aortic dissection. She is the surgical director of the Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) program and uses leading-edge technology to treat severe heart failure with the new implantable heart pump. She is active in the Women’s Heart Health program. She also treats patients with lung disease, including surgery for lung cancer.