Shigeaki Hinohara was born on October 4, 1911, in Yoshiki District, Yamaguchi Prefecture and died on July 18, 2017. He was a Japanese physician. During 1941, Hinohara began his long working association with St. Luke’s International Hospital in central Tokyo and worked as a medical doctor throughout the wartime firebombing of the city. In 1990, ..
Raymond Sackler was born in 1920 and died on July 17, 2017. He was an American physician, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Himself and his brothers Arthur and Mortimer pursued, together and independently, careers as psychiatric researchers and practitioners, business leaders, and philanthropists. He married Beverly Feldman in 1944. Together the couple had two sons, Richard S. ..
John E. Sarno was born on June 23, 1923 and died on June 22, 2017. He was Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, and attending physician at the Howard A. Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York University Medical Center. Sarno graduated from Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan in 1943, and Columbia ..
Philip Coppens was born on August 24, 1930 and died on June 21, 2017. He was a Dutch-born American chemist and crystallographer. The Amersfoort-born Coppens received his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Amsterdam in 1954 and 1960. During 1968, following appointments at the Weizmann Institute and Brookhaven National Laboratory, Philip was appointed ..
Maurice Mességué was born on December 14, 1921, in Colayrac-Saint-Cirq and died on June 16, 2017. He was a French herbalist and author of several best-selling books on herbal medicine and cooking with herbs. During his autobiography he claims to have treated, among others, Winston Churchill, Chancellor Adenauer of Germany, and the future Pope John ..
Elias (Eli) Burstein was born on September 30, 1917 and died June 17, 2017. He was an American experimental condensed matter physicist whose active career in science spanned seven decades. Burstein was known for his pioneering fundamental research in the optical physics of solids; for writing and editing hundreds of articles and other publications; for ..
Shih Chun-jen was born on December 2, 1923, in Taichung June 18, 2017. He was a Taiwanese neurosurgeon. Chun-jen led the Department of Health from 1986 to 1990. Shih studied medicine at National Taiwan University. After earning his degree in 1947, Shih began working for the National Defense Medical Center. Shih Chun-jen completed his residency ..
Predhiman Krishan Kaw was born on January 15, 1948, in Srinagar, India and died on June 18, 2017. He was an Indian plasma physicist. Kaw had been the founding director of the Institute for Plasma Research and served the institute as the director from 1986 to 2012. Predhiman Krishan Kaw passed away at 69 years ..
Ibrahim Abouleish was born on March 23, 1937 and died on June 15, 2017. He started out with his chemistry and medicine studies at the age of 19 in Austria. Abouleish completed his doctorate in 1969 in the field of pharmacology and then worked in leading positions within pharmaceutical research. During this time Abouleish was ..
Frédérick Leboyer was born on November 1, 1918, and died on May 25, 2017. He was a French obstetrician and author. Leboyer was best known for his 1974 book, Birth Without Violence, which popularized gentle birthing techniques, in particular, the practice of immersing newborn infants in a small tub of warm water — known as ..