Oksana Maria Korzeniowski MD, Professor of Medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania (MCP)- Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, who spent a lifetime saving lives and shaping those of countless medical students, died on March 29, 2002 at her home in Glenside, PA.  Among numerous publications, she co edited the definitive textbook Cardiovascular Infections with Gerald L. Mandell. Among her accomplishments were numerous awards for excellence in teaching including the Golden Apple Award in 1987 and 1994, the Lindback Award in 1988 and the Harry Gottlieb MD award in 2000.  She was a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and served as Secretary of the American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Board on Infectious Diseases.  She received her medical doctorate from the University of Rochester NY in 1971 and completed postgraduate training at the University of Virginia completing an infectious diseases fellowship.