Clark | Dr. Stephen Prevoznik | Memorial
Symposium: Dr. Potok
Clark, Law School
Helena F. Clark, the former director of the Law School's
placement service, died on November 11 at the age
of 78. Ms. Clark earned B.A. degrees in psychology
and sociology from the University of Delaware in 1948
and an M.A. from Bryn Mawr College in 1958.
joined Penn in 1953 as the assistant to the Dean of
Social Work. She joined the Law School Placement Services
in 1957 and became director there in 1968, retiring
in 1991. Ms. Clark served as president of the National
Association for Law Placement in 1974 and was a founder
of Four-in-One, a cooperative formed by the law schools
of Penn, Rutgers, Temple and Villanova. She was the
vice president of the Women's Faculty Club, 1971-72,
and vice president of the Faculty Club, 1970-71.
Clark is survived by two brothers; Frank and Julian;
and nine nieces and nephews.
Stephen Prevoznik, Anesthesia
Stephen J. Prevoznik, professor emeritus of anesthesia,
died on November 12 of respiratory failure at his
home in Havertown at the age of 73.
Prevoznik received a nursing degree from St. Joseph's
Hospital in 1951 and a bachelor's degree from the
University of Notre Dame in 1955. He received his
medical degree from Penn in 1959. In 1960, Dr. Prevoznik
joined HUP to teach and practice anesthesiology. He
became an associate professor in 1971 and full professor
in 1978. Dr. Prevoznik became emeritus in 1994. He
was credited with helping to develop a pain management
program that became a model for similar programs in
his career, Dr. Prevoznik belonged to a number of
professional organizations, including the American
Society of Anesthesiologists and the Association of
University Anesthetics. In addition, he served as
an examiner for the American Board of Anesthesiologists.
Prevoznik is survived by his wife, Rita; daughters
Peggy Heins, Jean Davis and Rita Prevoznik; sons Stephen
Jr., John, Michael and Tom; one sister; and 16 grandchildren.
donations can be made to the Stephen J. Prevoznik
Anesthesia Resident Fund, Department of Anesthesia,
Penn Medical Center, 3400 Spruce St., Philadelphia,
Symposium: Dr. Potok
Sunday, December 8, the Jewish Studies Program, and the
SAS Dean's Office, will hold a memorial symposium on Chaim
Potok and Jewish-American Culture. The event will take
place in the Hall of Flags, Houston Hall, at 3 p.m.
Chaim Potok, a rabbi, philosopher, and novelist who
taught in Penn's General Honors Program, died July
23 at the age of 73 (Almanac September
Almanac, Vol. 49, No. 13, November 19, 2002