Dr. Zeidman, Pathology
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.
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.
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