ROSE — Arthur L., MD. Arthur L. Rose, M.D., former Director of Pediatric Neurology and Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at the State University of New York Downstate, was appointed October 31, 2022. Died at the age of 90. Downstate His program, led by Dr. Rose, has assembled an amazing collection of critical thinkers and “people who do what’s right” to establish excellent clinical and educational programs based in neuroscience. He was not only interested in complex metabolic processes and acquired neurological damage, but also the importance of contributing to the understanding and management of cognitive and behavioral disorders, as well as social and psychiatric aspects of pediatric patients. was also aware. A milestone in his early scientific career was a longitudinal study of clinical, electroencephalographic, and neuropathological studies of 137 full-term infants who presented with neonatal seizures. The prognostic observations in this study ensured that families were accurately informed about the child’s outcome based on the clinical course and evaluation as a newborn. The study is still frequently cited more than 40 years later. Dr. Rose was born in 1932 in Krakow, Poland, to Jan and Irena (née Ehrenpreis) Rose. His father, an officer in the Austrian Hungarian army who fought in Italy during World War I, graduated from Jagiellonian University and became a successful lawyer. His mother ran a textile business. He and his sister Anna survived the Holocaust hidden in the home of a brave Catholic couple. His parents and nine aunts and uncles were killed. After the war, surviving relatives arranged for the children to be shipped to England by Kindertransport. Arthur attended his school in Bunce in Kent before receiving a generous scholarship to attend medical school at the University of Bristol. Years later, in gratitude to his university, he founded and funded an exchange program between SUNY Downstate and his Bristol medical school for students interested in child neurology. provided. He has also funded an initiative that allows selected Bristol preclinical medical students to spend his year at the Institute for Basic Sciences earning a master’s degree in research. Basic neuroscience related to pediatric neurology. Dr. Rhodes was an aficionado of the Metropolitan Opera, a history buff, and enjoyed running his group for discussions on current affairs. He had a strong interest in human genetics and said he wanted to make a comeback as a neurogeneticist. Dr. Rose is survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, psychologist Dr. Victoria Azara. Two children from a previous marriage, Dr. Julia Rose, a high school teacher, and Simon Rose, CEO of a financial company. Two grandchildren, Lucas McMillan and Jackson Rose. Three sons-in-law, Chris, Douglas and Joel McHugh. and his sister Anna Rabkin’s memoirs From Krakow to Berkeley. Coming out of hiding to recount his childhood experiences during World War II, memorial donations can be made to Yad He Vashem, the World Holocaust Memorial Centre.
Published by The New York Times on December 24, 2022.