Sheldon Cook was a pediatrician in Lafayette for 28 years. He made house calls from 1953-1981. He loved to make house calls and enjoyed the different households. He treated all conditions including newborns, dressings, measles, polio, and spinal taps. One of the major innovations during his years was the development of antibiotics–working and schools–A.D.D., abuse. He enjoyed watching patients grow up. He retired to a sailing life.