On Sept. 15, Dr. Martin Douglas Henriques Valentine, professor emeritus of medicine, peacefully at home at 86. Husband of Leah H. Valentine (née David); father of Mark D. (Tina), Daniel S. (Claire), Rachel L. Martinez (Antonio) and Joshua R. (Steven); and grandfather of Trey, Tim, Catherine and Leilani. A resident of the Glen Meadows Senior Living Community in Glen Arm. He was born in Greenwich, Conn., and was a graduate of Tufts Medical School. He did his residency at The Ohio State University. In the midst of a Harvard fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, he found that his passion in medicine was for immunology and asthma. That began a nearly 50-year career that included appointments at the Leahy Clinic and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine before shifting into private practice in the mid-1990s.

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