Obituary for Aug. 13, 2016
John Edward Chimoskey
Physiologist, medical educator; Traverse City, Michigan, April 15, 1937-June 17, 2016 Kapaa, Hawaii. Son of Edward John & Jane Marie (Langworthy) C.; Married Diane Marie Dailey, June 1962 (divorced 1973); father of Stefan John & David Clifford. Has four grandsons. Married Marolyn Cecile Goodrich Walker, April 10,2010. Brother to Kay & her husband Bob Stehower. Uncle to a niece and nephew.
Student, U.N. Mex., 1955-56, Cen. Mich. U., 1956-58; MD, U. Mich., 1963. Rsch. fellow in physiology Harvard Med Sch., Boston, 1964-66; rsch. fellow in muscle rsch. Retina Found., Boston, 1966-67; assoc. prof. in physiology Hahnemann U., Phila., 1969-70; resident, rsch. fellow in dermatology Stanford U., Palo Alto, Calif., 1970-71; asst. prof. in bioengring. U. Wash., Seattle, 1971-74; assoc. prof. in physiology and surgery Baylor Med. Coll., Houston, 1974-78; prof. Mich. State U., East Lansing, 1978-99, chmn. dept. physiology, 1989-93, prof. emeritus, 1999-.
Guest scientist U.S. Naval Air Devel. Ctr., Johnsville, Pa., 1969-70; adj. assoc. prof. in bioengring. Rice U., Houston, 1974-78; dir. Taub Labs. for Mech. Circulatory Support, 1974-78; physiology cons. Stedman’s Med. Dictionary, 1990-97; dir. grad. program Mich. State U., East Lansing, 1986-90, dir. cardiovascular tng. program, 1982-94; del. U.S. – USSR cooperation in artificial heart devel., 1976-77. Contbr. articles to profl. jours.
Active Kauai Mus., Bishop Mus. Lt. comdr. USNR, 1967-69. Fulbright fellow, Brazil, 1990. Mem. Am. Physiol. Soc., Victor Vaughn Soc., Navy League, Kauai Soc. Artists, Alpha Omega Alpha.