Dr. Donald G. Mulder, emeritus professor of surgery and former vice chair of the Department of Surgery, died April 4, 2018. He was 94 years old. After graduating from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and completing two years of residence, Dr. Mulder came to UCLA to complete his surgical training. He joined the UCLA surgical faculty in 1957 and went on to become chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery, acting chair of the Department of Surgery and vice chair of surgery from 1988 until his retirement in 1991. He conducted early research in the use of cardiopulmonary bypass and devised and tested the first pump oxygenator used at UCLA. Dr. Mulder and his wife endowed a medical scholarship, the Dr. Donald and Barbara Mulder Scholarship Fund.
Dr. Bernice Wenzel, professor emeritus of physiology and psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences and assistant dean for educational research, died on January 31, 2018. She was 96 years old. Dr. Wenzel came to UCLA in 1956 as a junior assistant research anatomist in the anatomy department and then was a postdoctoral fellow in the National Institute of Mental Health training program. She was appointed assistant professor of physiology in 1959. She and her husband endowed the Wendell Jeffrey and Bernice Wenzel Term Chair in Behavioral Neuroscience in the UCLA Department of Psychology.