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Phillip George Schmid ( Missoula 1955 )

posted: Jan 23, 2022

Phil died December 14, 2021, at his home in Iowa City, Iowa. He was born January 30, 1935, in Alliance, Nebraska. He grew up in Hot Springs, South Dakota, where he ran Track and graduated from high school in 1935.

He earned a bachelor's in Chemistry from Carleton College in Minnesota and his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. Phil moved to Iowa City in 1962 where he completed his Internal Medicine and Cardiology residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. During the Vietnam War he served in the USAF as a Captain at Wright-Patterson AFB. Phil returned to Iowa City where he served as a Professor of Cardiology at the University of Iowa until his retirement.

Phil's professional interests included cardiovascular research and he authored hundreds of research publications and received numerous awards in that field. He was an avid fly-fisherman, private pilot, and skier.
Phil jumped at Missoula 1955, 57, and at Grangeville 1956.