Merel Harmel, pioneer in the practice, safety and teaching of anesthesiology and founder of departments of anesthesiology at three medical schools, dies at 97.
Merel H. Harmel, M.D., professor emeritus and founding chair of the Duke University School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology, died peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, February 19, 2015 in Chapel Hill, N.C.
The memorial service will be held on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 6 PM at the Duke University Chapel.
Memorial donations may be made to Duke University for the Merel Harmel Professorship in Anesthesiology or to Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.
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