Dr. McMichael, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Dr. Harrison McMichael, professor emeritus of pathology and laboratory medicine in the Perelman School of Medicine, died November 20, 2011; he was 83.

A native of Philadelphia, Dr. McMichael earned his BA from Princeton University in 1951. He earned his medical degree and from Penn's School of Medicine in 1956 and did his residency in pathology at HUP. Dr. McMichael began teaching at Penn in 1961 after serving with the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology from 1959-61. In addition to teaching, he was the associate dean for curriculum from 1976-90. He retired in 1991.

Dr. McMichael is survived by his wife, Blanche McMichael; children, Paul F. Earnshaw, Ellen Harrison-McMichael, David Hanson McMichael and Suzanne Barry McMichael; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

Contributions may be made to Wayne Presbyterian Church, 125 E. Lancaster Avenue, Wayne, PA 19087