James A. Curtin, MD, MACP.

James A. Curtin, MD, MACP

James A. Curtin, MD, MACP, a former Regent and an infectious disease specialist, died on March 5, 2015, at the age of 89.

Dr. Curtin graduated from Canisius College (Buffalo) and the University of Buffalo Medical School. He began his medical career at a hospital in Buffalo, before moving to Washington, D.C., where he practiced medicine at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Curtin later became the director of medical education and then chairman of the department of medicine at the Washington Hospital Center. After his retirement in 1993, he was active in the Center's Needy Sick Fund.

Dr. Curtin had been a member of the ACP Board of Regents. In 1996, he attained Mastership and received the John F. Maher Memorial Laureate Award, the highest award that the Washington, D.C., Chapter bestows.

A full obituary is online.