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’66 Bohdan “Bo” John Jarem, MD (1941-2015) 


Bohdan "Bo" John Jarem, M.D. Bo Jarem was born July 22, 1941 in Lodz, Poland and passed away peacefully on January 23, 2015 in Tucson, AZ. Bo and his family immigrated Dr. Jarem.jpgto America in 1948 and settled in Lima, OH. Bo was a National Merit Scholar who attended Harvard University for undergraduate studies. He subsequently received his medical degree from The Ohio State University in 1966, receiving awards for achievement in both surgery and medicine. From 1967-1969, Bo served as a lieutenant in the Medical Corps of the United States Navy. His medical internship and residencies were performed in Galveston, TX where he co-authored a seminal paper on anesthesia for the separation of conjoined twins. Bo practiced medicine in Galveston, Houston, El Paso and Dallas, TX as well as in Tucson. He initially specialized in orthopedics, then anesthesia and finally in pain management. Bo had a multitude of interests outside of medicine and was widely traveled. He spent time in Africa, Western Europe and the Caribbean where he pursued his hobbies of photography and scuba diving. Bo was a loving father and friend and a gentle soul with a wonderful sense of humor. He loved learning, had a passion for books and believed life should be lived to the fullest. Bo was preceded in death by parents, Natalia Maria (Lisczynsky) and Michael Eugene Jarem (ne' Jaremczyszyn) and two sisters. He is survived by daughters, Tina Schockling (Dan) of Houston and Erika Edris (Bill) of Tucson; two grandsons and three step-granddaughters.



Posted on 10-Feb-15 by Pond, Deborah
Tags: Alumni Notes, Class of 1960 - 1969, Obituaries
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