Yale University

In Memoriam

Jay Newman Macht

Jay Newman Macht
1964 graduation

Jay Newman Macht died by suicide on May 23, 1965 while a student a University of North Carolina Medical School in Chapel Hill, NC. A memorial fund established by his friends and grandfather, Dr. Samuel Newman, was used to furnish the Jay Newman Macht Medical Student Center that was dedicated on October 5, 1980, with his grandfather in attendance.

[This information was culled by Jay's classmate, Wayne Batcheler, from papers provided by the UNC Medical School, consisting mostly of correspondence with his grandfather.]