LIEBERMAN--Dr. Jerrold S., of New York City, died Thursday, April 3 in Manhattan after a long illness, at the age of 85. A physician and cardiovascular researcher, Dr. Lieberman served as Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York until 2000. A graduate of Cornell University in Ithaca, Dr. Lieberman went on to earn his M.D. degree from Cornell University Medical College in New York City. In the midst of internship at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, and at Bellevue Hospital in New York City, Dr. Lieberman spent two years in the U.S. Army serving as a regimental surgeon in the 31st Infantry Regiment in Korea. After completing his internship, he went on to establish a private practice in internal medicine while holding academic appointments at Cornell over five decades. In addition to treating private patients, Dr. Lieberman pursued medical research and authored many publications in the fields of peripheral vascular disease and management of anticoagulant therapy. His extramural professional responsibilities included committee and council work with the New York Heart Association and the American Heart Association. Dr. Lieberman was an avid photographer, jazz aficionado, world traveler, home chef and loving father and grandfather. He is survived by his wife Dr. Janet E. Lieberman, his stepson Randolph Hugh Chase, M.D., two daughtersin-law Marilyn Chase and Carol Weisman, two grandsons Alexander "Sandy" Chase, Jordan Andrew Chase M.D., a granddaughter Rebecca Claire Chase and step-granddaughter Sarah Weisman. His stepson Dr. Gary A. Chase predeceased him in October 2007. Funeral service, Tuesday April 8th, 11:30am at Frank E. Campbell, 1076 Madison Avenue at 81 St.
Published in New York Times on Apr. 6, 2008.