Frank W. Fitch, MD, PhD | 1929-2021

Frank W. Fitch (1929–2021) was professor emeritus of the Department of Pathology and former director of the Ben May Institute (currently the Ben May Department of Cancer Research) at the University of Chicago. Dr. Fitch was an AAI past-president, EIC, FASEB president, and an ASIP Lifetime Emeritus member. Dr. Fitch was president of The American [...]

In Memorium – Thomas Scott Edgington, MD 1932 -2021

Thomas Scott Edgington was born on February 10, 1932 and passed away on January 22, 2021. He served as chairman of the Department of Pathology at Scripps Clinic while also directing his basic research laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute. He formed a vascular-biology unit, drawing members from several Scripps’ departments who, collectively, generated a [...]

In Memorium: Dr. Emanuel Rubin

Dr. Emanuel Rubin 1928-2021 Emanuel Rubin, an internationally recognized pathologist and leading innovator in education, died on February 13, 2021. Born in Brooklyn in 1928 and raised in Atlantic City, Dr. Rubin launched his exceptional academic career at Harvard Medical School (MD, 1954) after earning a BS degree from Villanova in 1950. He served in [...]

In Memoriam: Samuel W. French, MD

1926-2020 We were saddened to learn that long-time ASIP member Dr. Samuel W. French passed away on Christmas day at home in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Dr. French was 94 years old. As many of you know, he was an exceptional pathologist, educator and researcher with tireless and insatiable academic passion for more than half a [...]