Grant memorial service to be held March 7

A memorial service for Neville Grant, M.D., professor of clinical medicine at the School of Medicine for nearly 40 years, will be held March 7 at 1 p.m. in Graham Chapel. A reception will follow in the Formal Lounge on the second floor of the Danforth University Center.

Grant died Jan. 20, 2009, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tenn., due to complications from recent surgery. He was 80.

Grant taught at the School of Medicine and practiced medicine for 39 years in the Central West End with his brother, the late John M. Grant, M.D., at the Grant Medical Clinic, founded by their father, the late Samuel B. Grant, M.D. He was a mentor and role model to many area physicians. He retired in 1999.

Memorial contributions may be made to the following:

• The Samuel B. Grant Visiting Professorship, c/o Ann Smith, Medical Alumni & Development Programs, Washington University, Campus Box 1247, 7425 Forsyth, St. Louis, Mo., 63105. (Check should be made to Washington University and must include “Sam Grant Visiting Professorship” in memo line);

• John Burroughs School, 755 S. Price Road, St. Louis, Mo., 63124; and

• Albert Schweitzer Fellowship Program,

For more information on the memorial service, call 935-9690.