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File #: 21-1232    Version: 1 Name: MICHAEL SAUL HUCKMAN, M.D. AND BEVERLY JOY BLACHMAN
Type: Consent Calendar Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 1/26/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/28/2021 Final action: 1/28/2021
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MICHAEL SAUL HUCKMAN, M.D. AND BEVERLY JOY BLACHMAN WHEREAS, Michael Saul Huckman, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, died on January 19, 2021, suddenly and peacefully at home, in the presence of his sons. He was 84 years old; and WHEREAS, Dr. Huckman was born in Newark, New Jersey, on August 20, 1936, the son of Dr. Louis Fillmore Huckman and Mollie (Lehman) Huckman; and WHEREAS, a 1958 graduate of Princeton University, he received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1962. Following his internship at Philadelphia General Hospital, Dr. Huckman served two years as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy, including a year as Medical Officer aboard the USS Sandoval; and WHEREAS, after a residency in radiology at Philadelphia General Hospital, he completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at the Edward Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Wash...
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PROPOSED RESOLUTION

CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF MICHAEL SAUL HUCKMAN, M.D. AND BEVERLY JOY BLACHMAN

WHEREAS, Michael Saul Huckman, M.D., Professor Emeritus of Radiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, died on January 19, 2021, suddenly and peacefully at home, in the presence of his sons. He was 84 years old; and

WHEREAS, Dr. Huckman was born in Newark, New Jersey, on August 20, 1936, the son of Dr. Louis Fillmore Huckman and Mollie (Lehman) Huckman; and

WHEREAS, a 1958 graduate of Princeton University, he received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1962. Following his internship at Philadelphia General Hospital, Dr. Huckman served two years as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy, including a year as Medical Officer aboard the USS Sandoval; and

WHEREAS, after a residency in radiology at Philadelphia General Hospital, he completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at the Edward Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University in St. Louis. In 1970 Dr. Huckman became Director of Neuroradiology at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, where he practiced for the next 42 years until retirement; and

WHEREAS, Michael was a Fellow of the American College of Radiology and active in the Radiological Society of North America. As a member of the American Society of Neuroradiology, he served two years as its President and as Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Neuroradiology, its scholarly publication, from 1989 to 1997. He was elected to honorary membership in the Indian Society of Neuroradiology, the Japanese Society of Neuroradiology, the Turkish Society of Neuroradiology and the European Society of Neuroradiology and served as President of the World Federation of Neuroradiological Societies from 2002 to 2006. In 1998 he was awarded the Gold Medal of the American Society of Neuroradiology and received the Gold Medal of the Radiological Society of North America in 2002. Upon ret...

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