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Ernest T. Livingstone ’49

Ernest Livingstone ’49, September 15, 2000, in Portland. He was a physician and leader in medical research and educational organizations in Oregon. After graduating from Reed, he studied medicine at the University of Oregon Medical School, earning a master’s in science and an MD in 1951. He also studied at New York Hospital Cornell Medical School in 1951–55. He was in private practice in internal medicine in Portland in 1955–92. He was director of medical education at St. Vincent’s Hospital in 1955–58, and was a steadfast volunteer in the medical school before there was a full time clinical faculty there. He was president of the Oregon Medical Association and the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon, a trustee of the Oregon Health Sciences Foundation, and director of the Oregon Regional Primate Research Center. He also served as president of the Portland Downtown Rotary Club for many years. Survivors include his wife of 53 years; a brother; a sister; two daughters; two sons; and four grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: February 2001

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