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Remembering Pat Dawson, Accomplished Surgeon and Healthcare Equity Leader

Patricia Dawson leaves behind a legacy in breast cancer surgery and healthcare equity.

Gerald Van Hoosier

Gerald Van Hoosier, DVM, a pioneer in the field of Comparative Medicine, passed this November.

Albert Jonsen: Bioethics Pioneer

Albert Rupert Jonsen, PhD, emeritus professor and a former chair of the Department of Medical History and Ethics at the University of Washington School of Medicine, died Oct. 21, 2020, at age 89.

Remembering Earl Davie — A Pioneer in Blood Coagulation Research

Earl Davie, professor emeritus and former chair of the Department of Biochemistry, died on June 6, 2020. He is known as a giant in the field of biochemistry for his life-saving research around blood clotting and therapeutic proteins.

Stephen Schwartz

A message from Dr. Paul Ramsey in remembrance of Dr. Stephen Schwartz. 

Remembrance: Professor Emeritus Richard Morrison

Professor Emeritus Richard Morrison passed away on October 25, 2019 due to complications from esophageal cancer at age 65. As written and remembered by Dr. Richard G. Ellenbogen.

Remembrance: Dr. James Champoux led the Department of Microbiology

Paul Ramsey writes about the passing of James Champoux.

Dr. Donald Trunkey

Dr. Donald Trunkey was an internationally renowned trauma surgeon who was considered the father of modern trauma systems. He died recently at the age of 81.