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Obituaries

Obituaries note the passing of former ACP leaders.


William (Bill) A. Reynolds, MD, MACP

William (Bill) A. Reynolds, MD, MACP, died on Aug. 5 at age 91.

He served as ACP President from 1997 to 1998 and on multiple committees at the College, including the Board of Governors from 1980 to 1984.

Dr. Reynolds received his medical degree in 1956 from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. After his medical training and military service took him to Minnesota and Casablanca, Morocco, he moved to Missoula, Mont., in 1963 and started his medical practice as an internist at the Western Montana Clinic.

In addition to working at the practice, Dr. Reynolds served as a clinical faculty mentor for medical trainees through an interstate program run by the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. He was board certified in endocrinology. In 2019, Dr. Reynolds received an honorary PhD in Humane Letters from the University of Montana.

A full obituary is online.

James J. Bergin, MD, MACP

James J. Bergin, MD, MACP, died on Aug. 2 at age 93.

He was Past Treasurer for ACP and served as Chair of the Board of Governors from 1992 to 1993, in addition to serving on multiple committees at the College.

Dr. Bergin received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and practiced medicine for more than 40 years. He was a doctor in the U.S. Army for 22 years and then taught medicine at Bethany Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., and was a professor of medicine at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.

A full obituary is online.

John G. Langdon, MD, FACP

John G. Langdon, MD, FACP, died on June 29, just shy of his 80th birthday.

He served as Governor of the Florida Chapter of the College from 2014 to 2018, helping the chapter remain focused on the initiative to raise the rates of patient vaccinations. Dr. Langdon received the ACP Laureate Award in 2019.

After graduating from Creighton University Medical School in 1967, he did his internship at Northwestern University in Chicago, served in the U.S. Air Force in Bermuda, and completed his internal medicine residency at Saint Joseph Hospital in Denver. Dr. Langdon then entered private practice in Glenwood Springs, Colo., and Sioux Falls, S.D.

In 1985, he moved to Florida, where he served as medical director at the University of Central Florida in Orlando for 10 years. Dr. Langdon was a member of the Florida ACP Chapter since 1985, advocating for excellence in medical care, education, and research. He was also involved in medical missions in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

A full obituary is online.

Walter J. Moore, MD, MACP

Walter J. Moore, MD, MACP, died on May 25 at the age of 70.

He served as Governor of the Georgia Chapter of the College from 2015 to 2019.

A veteran of the U.S. Army, Dr. Moore achieved the rank of colonel. After graduating in 1977 from Georgetown School of Medicine in Washington, D.C., he interned at Madigan Army Medical Center in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., and did his residency and fellowship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.

During his career, Dr. Moore held many positions at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, including senior associate dean for graduate medical education and VA affairs and section chief of rheumatology. He also served as chief of the medical staff/deputy commander for clinical services, chief of the department of medicine, and program director of the internal medicine residency program at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Ga. Dr. Moore served in leadership positions at other military bases as well, including Fort Knox in Kentucky and Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras.

A full obituary is online.