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John Connor, College of Medicine professor emeritus, passes away at 87

Dr. John Connor, professor emeritus, is seen smiling and leaning back with his hands interlaced behind his head.

John Connor, PhD, professor and assistant chair emeritus, Department of Pharmacology

John “Jack” Dennis Connor, PhD, formerly of Hummelstown, passed away Dec. 28, 2020, peacefully at home. He was 87 years old.

Dr. Connor worked for Penn State College of Medicine for 29 years. He was assistant chair of the Department of Pharmacology and was on many committees, such as dean searches and student admissions. He retired in 1998 with Emeritus status.

In 2000, he traveled to Pakistan, teaching and researching at the Aga Khan University, Karachi, for six years.

Read Dr. Connor’s full obituary here

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