Dr. Aron “Bob” E. Szulman
SZULMAN: Dr. Aron “Bob” E. Szulman; On Saturday, November 22, 2014; Beloved husband of Irene Szulman. Loving father of Michael (Marilyn) Szulman and Susan Szulman. Grandfather of Eileen and Jonathan Szulman. Cousin of Stefan Kotok and Hannah Posniak. Also survived by the Kaplan, Kotok, Posniak and Jones families. Born in Poland, Dr. Szulman was graduated in the faculty of medicine of the University of Birmingham, England in 1945. His training in pathology commenced in London in 1947 and was completed at the Beth Israel and Children’s Hospital in Boston. Between 1953 and 1964 he was staff pathologist at the Beth Israel Deaconess and later at the Boston Lying-In Hospitals with simultaneous appointments as junior faculty member and research associate at Harvard Medical School. He came to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1964, assigned to Magee-Women’s Hospital, and became full professor of pathology in 1981. He was professor emeritus since 1990 but continued to write and to consult at the hospital. Dr. Szulman was a frequent speaker at national and international symposia and was a member of the World Health Organization Scientific Group. He was elected a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists in London as well as the Society of Latin American Pathologists. Affectionately known as Bob, he was a devoted physician, renowned scholar, committed teacher and a faithful friend to his colleagues. Upon his retirement in 1990, a yearly scientific lectureship was endowed in his name and continues on an annual basis. A true Renaissance man, Dr. Szulman freely shared his deep knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of science and the arts, especially music, history and literature. He loved to debate political and social issues with wit, joy and humanity. A gentleman in every sense of the word, he was unfailingly kind and generous with family, friends, students, and colleagues. Bob will be missed by all who knew him for many years to come. Services and interment private. A memorial service will be announced at a later time. Contributions may be made to the School of Medicine at the University of Birmingham, England, https://www.bhamf.org/index.php/donatenow. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc. schugar.com.