Peter “Pano” T. Rodis, 55, an instructor at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, died on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at his home in Sharon.
Pano was born on Sept. 1, 1959, son of Themistocles (deceased) and Rose (Simon) Rodis, and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio.
He is survived by his wife, Karen Blumlein Rodis; by four children, Leda, Maria, Benjamin, and Sophia; and by his mother and siblings, Costa Rodis, Marian Rodis, Eleni Rodis, and Estelle Rodis Brown.
He moved with his family to the Upper Valley in 1988, when he began lecturing at Dartmouth College. From 1988 to 2014 he taught in the Department of English, Department of Education, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies Program, Thayer School of Engineering, and Geisel School of Medicine. From 1996 to 2014 Pano was also a psychotherapist and psychological evaluator in private practice. He worked extensively with young people in area schools as well as with adults, helping hundreds of individuals and families in the Upper Valley.