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10.04.2011

Memorial Service for Dr. Karmacharya Set for October 5

A memorial service for Jagajan “JJ” Karmacharya, M.D., associate professor of clinical surgery, chief of vascular surgery at the Miami VA hospital and associate program director of the vascular surgery fellowship, will be held Wednesday, October 5, at 1 p.m. in Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Diagnostic Treatment Center, room 259.

The Department of Surgery also has established the Dr. “JJ” Karmacharya Award and Education Fund in Vascular Surgery in memory of Dr. Karmacharya, who died in a September 25 plane crash while visiting his homeland of Nepal. To make a donation to the fund, which will be used to advance vascular education in an effort to save lives, print, fill out and send in the pledge form on the department’s Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery website.

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