David Scott Rosen

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Rosen, M.D., David Scott, is survived by his parents, Leo and Ceci Rosen, of Boca Raton, FL; and his siblings, Robert Rosen M.D., Julie Rosen and Nancy and Scott Levine of Weston, FL; his nieces, Molly and Emily will always remember their summers at Camp Walden where they had special pull with the camp doctor; his nephew, George, will forever appreciate the special interest his uncle always took in him. Dr. Rosen was the beloved grandson of the late Maury and Jean Raznick and Gladys Stein. David Scott Rosen, M.D., MPH, died on February 11, 2013, after an unsuccessful fight with cancer at age 54. Dr. Rosen was born in Detroit, MI. He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1984. Dr. Rosen completed residencies in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at St. Louis University, and fellowship training in Adolescent Medicine at the University of Minnesota. He then returned to Ann Arbor where he spent his entire professional career serving on the faculty of the University of Michigan Medical School specializing in the treatment of eating disorders in adolescents. He held clinical appointments in the departments of Pediatrics, Internal Medicine and Psychiatry. Dr. Rosen authored nearly 60 medical papers and served as an associate editor for the current edition of the premier textbook of adolescent medicine. He was actively involved in the Society of Adolescent Health and Medicine and the American Academy of Pediatrics advocating for the unique healthcare needs of adolescents and young adults. Dr. Rosen was a frequent public speaker, and won numerous teaching awards by successive classes of medical students. He was instrumental in the creation of isorders at the university, the first of it's kind in Michigan. He was a gifted photographer whose work has been published, exhibited and collected. His passion, sense of humor and eternal optimism will be missed by the family that loved him, by his colleagues who admired him, and by the countless patients whose lives he touched. Donations to honor his life can be made to the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School. Services 3:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the Ira Kaufman Chapel. 248-569-0020. Private interment will be held in Florida. www.irakaufman.com

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The Ira Kaufman Chapel
18325 W. Nine Mile Road Southfield, MI 48075
248-569-0020
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on Feb. 13, 2013
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