SUBSCRIBE MY PROFILE
HOME | BREAKING NEWS | POLICE & FIRE | IN MEMORIAM | PEOPLE | OPINION
 JOBS  
 DINING & ENTERTAINMENT  
 HOMES  
 CARS  
 FUNERAL HOMES  
 GOODS & SERVICES

News of Otsego County

E. Donnall Thomas

Dorothy St. John, 93; Assisted Nobelist Dr. Donnall Thomas
IN MEMORIAM

Dorothy St. John, 93, Cooperstown;

Assisted Nobelist Dr. Donnall Thomas

COOPERSTOWN – Dorothy Katherine St. John, 93, who assisted Nobel Prize winner Dr. E. Donnall Thomas in his research at Bassett Hospital, passed away peacefully at Woodside Hall on Feb. 3, 2021, with her family by her side.

She was born July 13, 1927, in Danbury, Conn., the daughter of Herbert and Anna (Shreifer) Archer.

She spent her childhood in Danbury and graduated from Danbury High School. Continuing her education, she came to Cooperstown to attend Knox School in The Otesaga. She liked the area so much she decided to stay after graduation.

Anesthesia Researcher Wins 2016 Donnall Thomas Prize

Anesthesia Researcher Wins

2016 E. Donnall Thomas Prize

Dr. Kotakonda and his research poster board.
Dr. Kotakonda and his research poster board.

COOPERSTOWN – Shashank Kotakonda, M.D., internal medicine resident in his third year of training at Bassett Hospital, has won the 2016 E. Donnall Thomas Award for exceptional research.

The award is named for the Bassett’s physician-in-chief from 1955 to 1963, who received the 1990 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation.  He performed the first such transplant at Bassett in 1956.

Posts navigation

21 Railroad Ave. Cooperstown, New York 13326 • (607) 547-6103