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IN MEMORIAM
Nancy Norris-Kniffin dies at 77
Published March 22, 2017
Former MLA program director specialized in Southern literature, with particular emphasis on Faulkner, O'Connor
In memoriam
Pioneering oncologist Al Owens dies at 90
Published March 22, 2017
One-time president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital served as first director of what is now the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
In Memoriam
Book collector Robert Wilson dies at 94
Published March 22, 2017
His Gertrude Stein collection expected to be acquired by The Sheridan Libraries
IN MEMORIAM
Materials scientist Ted Poehler dies at 81
Published March 22, 2017
Poehler spent more than 60 years at Hopkins, as a student, scientist, and vice provost for research
In memoriam
Groundbreaking ophthalmologist
Published March 22, 2017
David A. Robinson, a founding member of JHU's Department of Biomedical Engineering who retired from the school in 1993, dies at 92
In memoriam
Bob Scott dies at 86
Published March 22, 2017
He coached Hopkins men's lacrosse team to seven national championships, led athletics department for more than two decades
In memoriam
Philip Zieve dies at 84
Published March 22, 2017
Hematologist was instrumental in facilitating physical redevelopment of what is today Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
In memoriam
'A giant in public health'
Published March 22, 2017
D.A. Henderson, former Bloomberg School of Public Health dean who led effort to eradicate smallpox, dies at 87
In memoriam
Chemist Justine Roth dies at 46
Published March 22, 2017
Her work focused on metal containing radical enzymes involved in energy production in mammals, photosynthesis in plants
In memoriam
Conductor Gustav Meier dies at 86
Published March 22, 2017
He served as director of conservatory's graduate conducting program until his retirement in August