Walter Annenberg | Dr.
Carter | Ms.
Semple | Dr.
Edward Carter, History and H&SS
Edward C. Carter, adjunct professor of history, and history and
sociology of science, and the librarian of the American Philosophical
Society, died on October 1, at the age of 74.
Dr. Carter received his A.B. in 1954 and his M.A. in American History
in 1956 from Penn. He received his Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College
in 1962. Dr. Carter came to Penn as an adjunct professor in 1980
in the history department. In 1981 he also became an adjunct professor
of history and sociology of science.
Carter had been the librarian for the American Philosophical Society
since 1980 and from 1970-1995 was the editor in chief of The
Papers of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, a ten-volume edition of the
writings of the early American architect and engineer published
by Yale University Press. Dr. Carter was responsible for
the growth of acquisitions of manuscripts and books related to the
history of science in the American Philosophical Society Library,
including the papers of Nobel prize-winning geneticist Barbara McClintock,
and the sketches of the 19th-century naturalist Titian Ramsay Peale.
served as chairman of the Board of St. Stephen's School, president
of the Independent Research Libraries Association, and member of
the Board of the National Humanities Alliance, the Institute of
Early American History and Culture, the National Lewis and Clark
his numerous accolades, Dr. Carter was elected to membership in
the American Philosophical Society and the American Antiquarian
Society, and in 1995 the library at St. Stephen's School was
named in his honor.
Carter is survived by his wife, Louise W. Carter; and four stepdaughters,
Charlotte Reilly, Sarah Treco, Katherine Maguire, and Lucy Bucknell,
and his brother Paul.
memorial service is being held at 11 a.m. on November 7, at Benjamin
Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society. In lieu of
flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be sent to
the Edward C. Carter, II, Library Fellowship Fund, American Philosophical
Society Library, 105 S. Fifth St., Philadelphia 19106 or to St.
Stephen's School, 15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003.
Semple, Accounting Retired
Semple, retired assistant to the chair of the accounting department,
Wharton, died on September 14, at the age of 82.
Semple began her career at Penn in 1960 as a secretary in the accounting
department at Wharton. In 1972 she became an administrative assistant
and in 1981 assistant to the chair of the department. In 1984 she
was appointed a bibliographic assistant and retired from Penn in
Semple is survived by a sister, Helen B. McCay; and several nieces
and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to Shriners Hospital
for Crippled Children, 3551 N. Broad St. Philadelphia, PA 19140.
Martin Szuba, Psychiatry
Martin P. Szuba, associate professor of psychiatry in the Division
of Sleep and Chronobiology, died on October 3, of pancreatic cancer
at the age of 44 at his home in Haddonfield.
Szuba was also the director of the Laboratory for Transcranial Magnetic
Stimulation and medical director of the Insomnia Program here. He
received his B.S. in 1980 in zoology and an M.D. in 1984, both from
the University of Michigan. He came to Penn in 1993 as an assistant
professor of psychiatry in the School of Medicine and became an
assistant professor of psychiatry at HUP, clinician-educator track
in 1999. This July he was promoted to associate professor of psychiatry
was a remarkably talented and innovative psychiatric physician who
was extremely committed to his patients, his trainees and his work.
In recognition of Marty's excellence, the Martin P. Szuba Award
for Excellence in Clinical Teaching and Research was established
this year by the Department of Psychiatry. Marty was aware of this
newly created award, and he was very touched that the department
would honor him and his work in this fashion. The award will be
presented annually to a Department of Psychiatry faculty member
with outstanding teaching abilities, ongoing clinical research,
and a focus on translating research concepts and findings into clinically
useful teaching" said Dr. Dwight L. Evans, department chair
and the Ruth Meltzer Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Neuroscience.
"Marty Szuba was known for his clarity, coherence, and openness
as a teacher, and for his ability to bring research findings to
bedside teaching and clinical care with compassion, humanism, and
directness. He exemplified the ability to combine the art and science
of medicine," Dr. Evans commented.
Szbua was a member of several national societies including the American
Psychiatric Association, American Society for Clinical Psycho-pharmacology,
and the International Society for Transcranial Stimulation. Prior
to arriving at Penn, he held pastiness at UCLA's School of
Medicine, and the UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute.
Szuba is survived by his wife, Geralyn, two sons, Jared and Michael,
his father, Dr. Anthony Szuba, three brothers and two sisters.
A viewing will be on Friday, October 11, 6-9 p.m. at the Hinski-Tomlinson
Funeral Home, 81 Haddon Avenue, Haddonfield (856-429-5065). On Saturday,
October 12 at 10 a.m., there will be a funeral mass at Christ the
King Church, Wood Lane and Hopkins Avenue, Haddonfield (856-429-1600).
family requests that donations in his memory be made to National
Alliance for Research in Schizophrenia and Depression, the International
Society for Transmagnetic Stimulation, or the The American Cancer
is also a fund for the Szuba children: The Marty Szuba Fund, checks
can be sent to: Dr. Dwight Evans, Dept. of Psychiatry, 305 Blockley
Hall, 423 Guardian Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19104.
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 7, October 8, 2002