All posts tagged Obituary

Obituary: Dr Bart Jacobs

It is with deep sadness that we mark the passing of our colleague, Dr Bart Jacobs, who died on Friday 15 January 2021.

Bart had been working as a Social Health Protection Advisor with GIZ in Cambodia since 2013. In his advisory roles at the National Institute of Public Health…

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Obituary: Professor Adetokunbo O. Lucas

We are greatly saddened to learn of the death of Professor Adetokunbo Lucas, renowned global health leader. Professor Lucas passed away on 25 December 2020 at his home in Ibadan, Nigeria, at the age of 89.

His connections to LSHTM were many. He spent the period October 1959 to February…

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Obituary: Ruth Kipling

It is with great sadness that we heard of the recent death of Ruth Kipling who passed away suddenly last week.

Ruth had retired from LSHTM in September 2017 after 24 years of service. She joined our School in August 1993, working with the then Secretary and Registrar and Director…

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Obituary: Kris Heggenhougen

Our wonderful colleague and great friend Kris Heggenhougen died in the USA of COVID-19 respiratory distress in August 2020 aged 80 years as he was recovering from surgery. He had also been suffering from Parkinson’s disease. 

Kris always had a warm smile and a mischievous twinkle…

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Obituary: Dr Alfa Sa’adu

LSHTM was very sad to learn that Dr Alfa Sa’adu was one of the first four doctors to die from COVID-19 in the UK. Alfa Sa’adu, who died on 31 March 2020, was a Nigerian doctor who graduated in medicine from University College Hospital Medical School London…

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Obituary: Dr Myron G. Schultz

It is with much sadness that we announce the loss of Dr Myron G. Schultz DVM, MD, DCMT, FACP, who passed away on Friday 19 February 2016 due to pulmonary hypertension, aged 81.

Dr Schultz was an award winning epidemiologist who began his career at Cornell University in the College…

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Obituary: Dr Jeroen Ensink

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Dr Jeroen Ensink, Senior Lecturer in Public Health Engineering at the School, died on Tuesday 29 December 2015. At the request of Jeroen’s family and colleagues, we have established the Jeroen Ensink Memorial Fund to support MSc Scholarships…

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Obituary: Alero Thomas

It is with great sadness that we report that Alero Thomas died this past weekend.
Alero was a clinical pathologist and Senior Clinical Lecturer in the Clinical Sciences Department and the Immunology Unit between 1992 and her retirement in 2006. Alero was Research Degrees Director for the Faculty of Infectious…

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Obituary: Professor Tony McMichael

Tony McMichael, who sadly died in September 2014, was an outstanding and visionary public health scientist who was particularly renowned for his pioneering work on climate change and health.
He showed early awareness of the need to address injustice and defend the disadvantaged. As a student he spent a summer…

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