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 ..
Joseph Barnes was born on November 14, 1914, in Belfast and died on May 4, 2017. He was an Irish physician. Barnes worked in leper colonies in West Africa in the 1940s. Barnes co-founded ICROSS International with Michael Elmore-Meegan. Joseph was born . Barnes lectured in tropical medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in ..
Ion Lazarevich Degen was born on June 4, 1925, in Mohyliv-Podilskyi and died on April 28, 2017, Givataim. He was a Soviet and Israeli writer, doctor and medical scientist in the field of orthopedics and traumatology. In World War II Ion served in the armoured troops of the Red Army. Degen obtained Doctor of Medicine ..
John Freely was born in 1926, in Brooklyn, New York and died on April 20, 2017. He was an American physicist, teacher, and author of popular travel and history books on Istanbul, Athens, Venice, Turkey, Greece, and the Ottoman Empire. Freely was the father of writer and Turkish-to-English literary translator Maureen Freely. He was raised ..
Dipak Desai died on April 10, 2017. He was an American physician and convicted murderer. Dr. Dipak Desai owned 65 % of the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada. Other owners includes Dr. Eladio Carrera (14%) Dr. Clifford Carrol and Dr. Vishvinder Sharma. The facility is a private same day surgery facility located in Las Vegas, ..
Ingeborg Rapoport was born on September 2, 1912 and died on March 23, 2017. She was a German pediatrician She was a prominent figure in East German medicine and, at age 102, the oldest person to receive a Doctorate degree. She studied medicine in Hamburg in Nazi-Germany, but was denied a medical degree because her ..
Shuntaro Hida was born on January 1, 1917, and died on March 20, 2017. He was a Japanese physician. Hida was an eyewitness to the dropping of the Little Boy Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima by the Enola Gay on 6 August 1945. Hida treated survivors as a medical doctor and wrote about the effects of ..