Preben Hertoft was born on January 5, 1928, and died in February 2017. He was a Danish psychiatrist and professor in medical sexology, senior doctorate in medicine. When his mentor Kirsten Auken died, Hertoft worked over 40 years as a sexologist doing research, treatment, counseling and education. During 1986, Hertoft founded the first medical center ..
Sabine Oberhauser was born on August 30, 1963, and died on February 23, 2017. She was an Austrian physician and politician. When she died, Sabine was Austria’s Minister for Health and Minister for Women. During 2014, Sabine became a minister in the Social Democrat-Christian Conservative coalition government of then-Chancellor Werner Faymann. Oberhauser continued as Minister ..
Basil Stuart Hetzel was born on June 13, 1922 and died on February 4, 2017. He was an Australian medical researcher. Hetzel made a major contribution to combating iodine deficiency, a major cause of goitre and cretinism worldwide. He got married to Mary Helen Eyles in 1946. The couple had five children; Susan (born 1947), ..
Margaret Mungherera was born on October 25, 1957, and died on February 4, 2017. She was a senior consultant psychiatrist and medical administrator in Uganda. Margaret Mungherera served as the president of the World Medical Association from October 2013 until October 2014. Margaret also served as president of the Uganda Medical Association. She received an ..
Charles Aubrey “Mickey” LeMaistre was born on February 10, 1924, in Lockhart, Alabama and died on January 28, 2017. He was an American physician, medical educator, and academic administrator. He served as chancellor of the University of Texas System from 1971 to 1978. He also served as president of the University of Texas MD Anderson ..
Samuel Widmer was born on December 24, 1948, and died on January 18, 2017. He was a controversial Swiss physician, psychiatrist, psychotherapist and author. He used psycholytic substances in therapy and harbored liberal opinions about polygamy and other forms of free love. He was a medical specialist for psychiatry and psychotherapy FMH (Foederatio Medicorum Helveticorum), ..
C. V. Vishveshwara was born on March 6, 1938, and died on January 16, 2017. He was an Indian scientist and black hole physicist. He was Specializing in Einstein’s General Relativity, Vishveshwara worked extensively on the theory of black holes and made major contributions to this field of research since its very beginning. C. V. ..
Nikolay Neprimerov was born on May 1, 1921, and died on January 11, 2017. He was a Doctor of Technical Sciences and professor of physics at the Kazan State University. He was Head of the Department of Radioelectronics of the Kazan University for 32 years and is author of more than 150 scientific papers and ..
James Ferguson-Lees was born on January 8, 1929, in Italy, and died on January 11, 2017. He was a British ornithologist. Lees became known as a member of the British Birds Rarities Committee who was responsible, with John Nelder and Max Nicholson, for publicly debunking the Hastings Rarities. He had spent his early years in ..
Lev Petrovich Gor’kov was born on June 14, 1929, in Moscow and died on December 28, 2016. He was a Russian-American research physicist internationally known for his pioneering work in the field of superconductivity. Gor’kov was a professor of physics at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, and a program director in Condensed Matter at ..