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Jerome Wiot, MD, Memorial Celebration

Published January 2011

A celebration of the life of Jerome Wiot, MD, who passed away Dec. 21, 2010, will be held Sunday, Jan. 9, at 11 a.m. in Kresge Auditorium. Attendees should park in the Eden Avenue Garage. The Wiot family will receive friends in the CARE/Crawley atrium during a brief reception following the ceremony.


Wiot, a UC College of Medicine alumnus, was professor emeritus of radiology and completed his internship and radiology residency in the 1950s at University Hospital (then Cincinnati General Hospital). He was named University Hospitalís director of radiology in 1968 and was named chairman of the College of Medicineís radiology department in 1973. He held both positions until 1992. He was a long-serving member of the University Hospital board.


Wiot participated in the training of more than 300 radiologists, many of whom practice in this region today. The Wiot Chair to support Radiology Resident Education was established and funded in 2005. He received many awards, including the 1992 Daniel Drake Medal, the College of Medicineís highest honor.


In lieu of flowers, sympathy can be expressed by a memorial contribution to the University Hospital Foundation, 234 Goodman Street, Cincinnati, OH 45219-2716; the American Roentgen Ray Society, Roentgen Fund, 44211 Slatestone Court, Leesburg, VA  20176-5109; the American Board of Radiology Foundation, Gary J. Becker, MD, Executive Director, American Board of Radiology, 5441 E. Williams Blvd., Suite 200, Tucson, AZ  85711; or the charity of oneís choice.


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