Shirley Khalouf, MD
, ISMA's first woman president, passed away in Marion, Ind., on Sunday, June, 6; she was 89. Dr. Khalouf served as ISMA president from 1986 to 1987 after terms as vice speaker and speaker of the House of Delegates. She was also a delegate to the AMA, where she chaired the Council on Constitution & Bylaws, the Women's Advisory Group, and the Women Physicians Congress.
A practitioner of physical medicine and rehabilitation, Dr. Khalouf earned her medical degree at the Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania, (now Drexel University College of Medicine) and completed her residency at the Cleveland Clinic. She was named a Sagamore of the Wabash by Gov. Robert Orr in 1988. Our deepest condolences to Dr. Khalouf’s family and all who knew and loved her.