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Albert Liebman M.D.

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Liebman, Albert MD Passed away on January 11, 2014. He was 91 years old. Born in Milwaukee, he graduated from Washington High School at the age of 16. He attended the University of Chicago for three years before accepting early enrollment into Medical School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and entering Navy ROTC. Upon graduation in 1945, he was commissioned as an ensign, and served in the U.S. Navy Medical Corps at the end of World War II before entering medical practice in Milwaukee. His wide and varied career included private practice, consulting and numerous academic posts. He served as an associate professor of psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin, the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, and as Assistant Dean of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine. He was a fellow in geriatrics and gerontology at Stanford University. Subsequently, he was director of the geropsychiatry program for Milwaukee County. Dr. Liebman continued to serve the medical community and his patients as an attending physician and instructor at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine well into his 80s. Dr. Liebman's academic pursuits included horticulture and architecture at the undergraduate level. His hobbies included tennis, hiking, cross country skiing and kayaking and the authoring of several published volumes of poetry and fiction reflecting a wide variety of social and medical issues. He was preceded in death by his beloved fourth wife, Inger Lise Nissen, MD. His survivors include his sons, Jeffrey (Anita) Liebman of Summit, New Jersey, Vance (Elizabeth) Liebman of Evanston, Illinois, Todd Liebman of Baraboo, Wisconsin, his stepson Paul Silbergleit, two grandsons, Nicholas (Brett) and Justin, six granddaughters, Alyssa, Jaquelyn, Jennifer, Madelyn, Madeleine, and Cynthia (Peter) DeCambre, and one great-granddaughter. Burial was private at Forest Home Cemetery. There will be a memorial service on Friday, January 17, at 1:00 PM, at the MILWAUKEE CATHOLIC HOME, ST. ANNE'S CHAPEL, 2462 N. Prospect Ave., Milwaukee. The family will receive friends following the service. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Medical College of Wisconsin -

Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Jan. 16, 2014
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