In Memoriam

Carroll Brodsky

December 23, 1922 - August 12, 2014

Dr. Carroll M. Brodsky was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, on December 23, 1922. He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in 1942 and served until 1946. He earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the Catholic University of America in 1954 and moved to San Francisco, where he earned an M.D. in Psychiatry at UCSF with a residency at the Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute. In 1960, he joined the UCSF Department of Psychiatry and became Professor of Psychiatry in 1972. During his time at UCSF, he created a course on the Social and Cultural basis of Illness Behavior, a subject that drew on his training in both anthropology and medicine. He also served as a dissertation advisor in Medical Anthropology at UCSF and UC Berkeley.


Corrine Nydegger

April 15, 1930 - July 28, 2013

Dr. Corinne Nydeger was born on April 15, 1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She received her Ph.D. in Human Development and Aging at Pennsylvania State University and followed her Ph.D. training with a National Institute of Mental Health postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley, and a Public Health Service postdoctoral fellowship at UCSF. She left a legacy of research contributions in the fields of anthropology, life span human development, and aging.