Posted on October 23, 2023 at 2:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The New York Times has two obituaries of experts who also contributed to literature.
The first is for Eva Kollisch, who died October 10 at age ninety-eight.
The other obituary subject didn't write a book, but his work heavily influenced a major one of this century.
Roland A. Pattillo was a gynecologic oncologist who, in the early 1990s, began efforts to recognize Henrietta Lacks's (inadvertent and nonconsensual) contribution to cancer research.
Pattillo died May 3 at age eighty-nine, but the death wasn't widely reported until recently.
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