Myron Rosenblum, of Lexington, Massachusetts, a chemistry professor who helped establish Brandeis as a leading research institution during his four decades on the faculty, died on Jan. 29, 2015. Myron did his doctoral work at Harvard under the eminent chemist Robert Burns Woodward, then returned to Columbia for a year before becoming an assistant professor at the Illinois Institute of Technology. He joined the Brandeis faculty in 1958, and two years later was promoted to associate professor. He went on to become a full professor and then the Charles A. Breskin Professor of Chemistry. He continued to be an active researcher even after his retirement in 1997. The Myron Rosenblum Endowed Fellowship, established by one of his former students, Tony Chang, PhD’83, testifies to the great affection and admiration he earned from students. Myron leaves his wife, Rachel; children Miriam, Jonathan and Leah; and five grandchildren. Gifts in his memory may be made to the Myron Rosenblum Endowed Fellowship, Brandeis University, Institutional Advancement, c/o Ruth Aronson, 415 South St., MS 122, Waltham, MA 02454-9110. Gifts may also be made online at giving.brandeis.edu. Stanley Wallack, of Little Compton, Rhode Island, a nationally known expert on health-policy issues and professor at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management for 36 years, died on Oct. 7, 2015, after a yearlong illness. An economist, professor and entrepreneur, he served as executive director and co-founder of the Schneider Institutes for Health Policy at Brandeis. He taught graduate students in health economics, national health policy and health-care financing. He founded two companies: Health Data Institute, specializing in health-data analytics, and LifePlans, specializing in long-term care benefit management. Much of his research was dedicated to analyzing problems in the financing and delivery of health care, and developing innovative solutions that became the industry standard, including at health maintenance organizations and accountable-care organizations. Stanley conducted extensive research on the development of comprehensive programs for insuring long-term care. Before coming to Brandeis, he served as an economic policy fellow at the Brookings Institution, and worked for the U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and the Congressional Budget Office. Stanley leaves his wife, Anya, Heller MA’01, PhD’07; children Jacob, Matthew, Seth, Reuven and Aaron; his sister, Irene; and a grandson. Gifts in Stanley’s memory may be made to the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, 415 South St., MS 122, Waltham, MA 02454-9110, or online at giving.brandeis.edu.

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