publication date: Mar. 18, 2016


UNMC Radiologist Glenn Dalrymple, 81 


Glenn Dalrymple, a radiology professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center from 1990 to 1996, died March 9 in Omaha after a long battle with colon cancer. He was 81.

A native of Little Rock, Ark., Dalrymple spent the early part of his career in Little Rock, spending 16 years on the faculty of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 11 years in a private practice radiology program, and two years with the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Administration Hospital.

He joined UNMC in 1990 as professor of radiology and internal medicine and played an active role in UNMC’s cancer research program. One of his areas of expertise was nuclear medicine, a medical specialty involving the application of radioactive substances in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

He also served as interim chair of the UNMC Department of Radiation Oncology (1993-94) and as interim chair of the department (1994-96). He retired in 1996.

Dalrymple was a captain in the U.S. Air Force, serving as director of the Space Radiation Effects Group, Radiobiology Branch in the School of Aerospace Medicine at Brooks Air Force Base in Texas. His team estimated the radiation risks to astronauts in the early years of the space program.

“He was a man of spectacular intellect, genuine kindness and a deep appreciation for medicine and education,” said Charles Morris, … Continue reading 42-11 UNMC Radiologist Glenn Dalrymple, 81, and MSKCC Researcher Robert Golbey, 93

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