Dr. Page Anderson, Professor of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center, died unexpectedly Saturday, November 8, 2008.
He was born January 12, 1942, in Berkeley, CA. He obtained his B.A. degree from the University of California at Berkeley in1960 and Doctor of Medicine from Duke University Medical Center in 1964. He served in the U.S. Army from 1965 – 1968 during the Vietnam War. From 1968 to 1970, he was a resident in Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Anderson joined the Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center in 1970, specializing in Pediatric Cardiology.
Dr. Anderson served as Vice Chair for research in the Department of Pediatrics, the Duke Principal Investigator for the Pediatric Heart Network, Program Director for Duke’s fellowship program in Pediatric Cardiology, and the Principal Investigator for Duke’s training grant in Pediatric Cardiology. .
In recognition and honor of his many accomplishments as a clinician, teacher, mentor and investigator, Dr. Anderson was named the Beverly Morgan Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Cardiology.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Dr. Anderson may be made to the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology Fellowship Fund, Duke University Medical Center, and mailed to the Duke Children’s Development Office, Box 2975, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 27710.
A memorial celebration is planned for 10:30 AM on Saturday, December 6, 2008 from the Lecture Hall in the Nasher Museum of Art, 2001 Campus Dr., Durham. Standard parking fee will apply.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall-Wynne Funeral Service.
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