In Memoriam: Gerald P. Hodge
December 3, 1920 - June 7, 2012
by Karen Ackoff, School of the Arts, Univ. of Indiana South Bend
Gerald P. "Jerry" Hodge, scientific and medical illustrator, fine artist and educator, passed away on June 7th 2012.
As a young man, Jerry studied at the University of Colorado, where he earned a fine arts degree. He then served in the Army in World War II, and participated in the invasion of Okinawa. After his military service, he studied under Ranice Crosby at John Hopkins University, and received a certification of medical illustration in 1949.
Jerry began his career as a medical illustrator at the Sugarbaker Cancer Clinic in Missouri. He then became professor and director of the medical...