The following physicians have died over the past year; please consider submitting a piece for our “in memoriam” section to the BCMJ if you knew the deceased well.
Anderson, Dr George Hamilton
Ball, Dr Roger John Tudor
Barker, Dr Arthur John
Bean, Dr Helen Alice
Bell-Irving, Dr Robin Watson
Billumg-Meyer, Dr Wiechmann
Binder, Dr Hanna Elzbieta
Brighton, Dr John Weir
Brooks, Dr Henry Joseph
Costanzo, Dr Dolores Mary
Fumerton, Dr John Laidlaw
Gallagher, Dr Donald James Peter
Graf-Blaine, Dr Ida Marie
Graham, Dr Douglas
Harris, Dr Sue
Howey, Dr James Robert
Jackson, Dr Thomas Ernest
Komar, Dr Leon
Lunam, Dr James Bell
Maisonville, Dr Philippe St Louis
McDonagh, Dr John Edwin
McNeely, Dr Michael Douglas Dick
Meadows, Dr Terence Arthur
Meth, Dr Bernard
Murphy, Dr Harold Ormond
Pauw, Dr Christoffel Petrus
Pollak, Dr John Eric
Potter, Dr Gordon Edward
Reddy, Dr A.R. Ramachandra
Robertson, Dr Charles Eric
Sidorov, Dr Joseph
Smit, Dr Elmor
Theal, Dr Gordon Irvine
Thompson, Dr George Hector
Wickham, Dr Thomas
Wright, Dr Elizabeth Jane Waite
Yakura, Dr Florence Haruko
Yoneda, Dr Ross Jiro
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Halpern SD, Ubel PA, Caplan AL, Marion DW, Palmer AM, Schiding JK, et al. Solid-organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients. N Engl J Med. 2002;347:284-7.
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