NCMS Life member Arthur J. Prange, Jr., died Saturday, April 6.
He was 97 years old.

After graduating from high school, Arthur J. Prange served briefly in the U.S. Navy toward the end of World War 2. He attended college and later medical school at the University of Michigan. He graduated in medicine in 1950.

After graduate training in general medicine and anesthesiology, Prange was called to serve in the Korean War. After other assignments, Prange was appointed medical officer of the U.S.S. Briareus.

On July 1, 1954, Prange became the first member of the first regular residency class in psychiatry at the medical school of the University of North Carolina. After his residency he was appointed an instructor in psychiatry. Decades later he served two years as acting chairman of the department. After 35 years he retired as the Boshamer Professor of Psychiatry.

Dr. Prange joined the NCMS in 1957.

The North Carolina Medical Society extends its deepest sympathies.

Read the full obituary, written by Dr. Prange, here.