Dr. James E. Hansen, professor emeritus of medicine, died on May 7, 2017. He was 91 years old. Dr. Hansen was on faculty for more than 30 years at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where he directed the clinical pulmonology physiology services.
Dr. Thomas Minor, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, died March 27, 2017. He was 64 years old. Dr. Minor explored the metabolic challenges resulting from behavior adversely affected by stress, and he was working on how to build resilience to stressors to prevent the development of post-traumatic stress.
Dr. Arnold “Arne” B. Scheibel, Emeritus Distinguished Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, died April 3, 2017. He was 94 years old. Dr. Scheibel was a founder of the UCLA Brain Research Institute, and he served as director from 1987 to 1995. His research used neuroanatomical approaches to study the structural and functional bases of cognition and brain disease.
Dr. Raymond G. Schultze, director of UCLA Medical Center from 1980 through 1995, died April 14, 2017. He was 83 years old. Dr. Schultze completed his internship and residency in medicine at UCLA, and he joined the faculty in 1969 as chief of the Division of Nephrology, executive vice chairman of the Department of Medicine and associate dean for admissions for the UCLA School of Medicine.