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Obituaries

obituaries

Obituaries from page 55

A Life In Perfect Balance

Allan Nahajewski

University and earn a medical degree
from the University of Illinois College of
Medicine.
e was a pre-eminent expert in
He began his career in 1948 as an
child psychiatry with a list of
intern at Detroit's Hutzel Hospital before
achievements
serving as a resident at the
so long you would think
Neuropsychiatric Institute
he was always working.
in Ann Arbor. Before
But to his family, he
entering private practice,
was always there for
he treated service mem-
them.
bers at the Selfridge Air
Dr. Joseph Fischhoff, of
Force Base Hospital and
Southfield, died Jan. 24,
trained at the Michigan
2012, after a stroke. He
Psychoanalytic Institute.
was 87.
Dr. Fischhoff taught at
"I don't know how he
the Wayne State University
did it, but he somehow
School of Medicine and
managed to achieve that
became
chief of psychiatry
Dr. Joseph Fischhoff
ideal balance between
at Children's Hospital of
family and work:' said his
Michigan. He was a visit-
son, David Fischhoff, who spoke of the
ing professor at Columbia University,
family worshiping together at Temple
Stanford University and the University
Beth El and his father's support of the
of Michigan, and an examiner with
Jewish community.
the American Board of Psychiatry and
Dr. Fischhoff also served as a con-
Neurology.
sultant with the Jewish Family and
He served on several national and
Children's Service. At the time of his
state boards, consulted with many
death, he was the psychiatric director
hospitals and health organizations
at Counseling Associates, the mental
and authored a lengthy list of articles,
health clinic in West Bloomfield he
presentations, abstracts, books and
co-founded, and was a proud member
chapters. He was a life fellow of the
of the Group for the Advancement of
American Psychiatric Association
Psychiatry.
and the American Orthopsychiatric
"Kindness, intelligence, compassion,
Association.
modesty, inspiration and wisdom — he
Honors included a service award
was our Yoda — a colleague, friend,
from the Michigan Society for Autistic
role model and kindred spirit:' said
Children, the Simon Wyle Award
Sid Grossberg, executive director of
from the American Academy of Child
Counseling Associates.
& Adolescent Psychiatry and the
"He was never taken with titles, but
Distinguished Faculty Award from
known by everyone to serve the needs
the Wayne State University School of
of children and offer clear, firm but gen- Medicine Alumni Association. Wayne
tle leadership," said friend and colleague State also established a Distinguished
Dr. Jimmie Leleszi.
Service Award in his honor.
Last year, the American Academy of
As a teen, he was a jazz trumpeter
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry noti-
and once considered a musical career.
fied Dr. Fischhoff that he was its oldest
Besides music, his hobbies included
practicing member. He never stopped
reading, sailing and vacationing with
working, yet family time was never
family.
sacrificed.
Dr. Joseph Fischhoff is survived by
"My grandfather, for as long as I
his wife, Rose; daughter and son-in-
can remember, was our family's met-
law, Beth and John Melina; son and
ronome," said granddaughter Martha
daughter-in-law, David and Kathleen
Fischhoff. "He was a steady, calming
Fischhoff; daughter and son-in-law,
influence who made it possible for
Arm and Tony Spagnola; grandchil-
everyone around him to find their own
dren Juliette Melina, Martha and
melody."
Rachel Fischhoff, and William and Jack
Granddaughter Rachel Fischhoff said
Spagnola; and brother, Henry Fischhoff.
she would always remember how her
He was the son of the late Israel and
grandfather saw the world: "He had
the late Hani Fischhoff and the brother
limitless respect for the complexities of
of the late Regina Berneis.
human struggles and equal respect for
Interment was held at Adat Shalom
the elegance of human solutions."
Memorial Park. Donations may be made
Born in 1924, Dr. Fischhoff grew up
to Children's Hospital of Michigan,
in Detroit and attended Cass Technical
3901 Beaubien, Detroit, MI 48201;
High School. During World War II,
(313) 745-KIDS; www.chidrensdmc.
he was drafted into the Army and
org. Arrangements by Ira Kaufman
sent to study engineering at Indiana
Chapel. El

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