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In memoriam
Ecologist William Sladen dies at 96
Published June 24, 2017
Teacher, Antarctic explorer, researcher whose work helped convince EPA to ban pesticide DDT was Johns Hopkins faculty member from 1957 to 1983
In memoriam
Visionary foreign policy expert Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89
Published June 24, 2017
SAIS professor of foreign policy served as Jimmy Carter's national security adviser
In memoriam
Infectious disease specialist dies at 81
Published June 24, 2017
R. Bradley Sack, who spent more than four decades at Hopkins, conducted research that led to treatment for diarrheal diseases, saving millions of lives
In memoriam
Pioneer of amniocentesis dies at 91
Published June 24, 2017
Renowned physician-scientist John W. Littlefield spent nearly two decades at Johns Hopkins
In memoriam
Economist Carl Christ dies at 93
Published June 24, 2017
Trailblazing expert in econometrics spent more than 40 years at JHU, specialized in fiscal policy, government budget restraint
OBITUARY
Nat Creamer, of WSE's Center for Leadership Education, dies at 48
Published June 24, 2017
Center's head administrator was known for fostering a positive work environment
IN MEMORIAM
Nancy Norris-Kniffin dies at 77
Published June 24, 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 June 24, 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 June 24, 2017
His Gertrude Stein collection expected to be acquired by The Sheridan Libraries
IN MEMORIAM
Materials scientist Ted Poehler dies at 81
Published June 24, 2017
Poehler spent more than 60 years at Hopkins, as a student, scientist, and vice provost for research