David Berman (1917-2014) was a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Cell and Neurobiology at the Keck School of Medicine, where
he taught pharmacology for 60 years. The papers contain Dr. Bermans lecture materials, including notes, exams, CDs and DVDs
of lectures, biographical documents and awards, typescripts of papers, and photographs.
Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Cell and Neurobiology, Keck School of Medicine of USC, Dr. David Berman (November 4, 1917
- March 8, 2014) was a beloved educator in pharmacology who taught USC medical students for 60 years (1952 to 2012). His brilliance
as a teacher is evidenced by more than 45 teaching awards. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in pharmacy, and
a PhD in pharmacology at USC. He retired at age 70, and was rehired annually to teach pharmacology to first- and second-year
medical students as "emeritus" every year for an additional 24 years. He said, "being with students keeps you young -- you
pick up on their energy and excitement." [Source: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/latimes/obituary.aspx?pid=170115523; Los
Angeles Times obituary, March 10, 2014]
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