Canadian Medical Association

Toronto; Albert Ludwigs University (West Germany), 1967; internal medicine; PhD. Died July 24, 2018, aged 77. Survived by his wife Sandy, 4 children and 6 grandchildren. “In 1975 he began a lengthy and accomplished career at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto. During this time he established the allogeneic bone marrow transplant program, which now bears his name. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation Lifetime Achievement Award, granted to individuals who have made continuous clinical and scientific contributions to this field. In 2015 he was awarded the Order of Ontario in recognition of his many contributions. Hans was a compassionate physician who treated patients, not diseases. He was a humble man who said he was ‘just doing his job.’ ”