Canadian Medical Assocation

Halifax; University of British Columbia, 1957; cardiology. Died Aug. 6, 2018, aged 85. Survived by his wife Andree and 3 children. “After extensive post-graduate training he returned to McGill and the Royal Victoria Hospital (RVH) in Montréal in 1965, and served as a clinician/researcher/teacher and as director of the Cardiovascular Division at RVH from 1974-77. In 1977 he came to Dalhousie as head of physiology and biophysics. In 1981 he switched gears again and became vice-president, academic and research, for 2 years, before spending a final year as vice-president, research. In July 1984 he returned to being a full-time cardiologist/researcher/teacher in the Dalhousie Department of Medicine. During all those years he continued to pursue his research interests in coronary circulation and collaborated with colleagues in many countries, including during a sabbatical year spent in Pisa. Gerry had wanted to be a doctor since he was 4 years old, and he was that and a teacher to the end.”