Canadian Medical Association

Hamilton; McGill University, 1965; internal medicine. Died Jan. 1, 2018, aged 79. Survived by his wife, Frances Lester, 4 children and 1 grandchild. “Born and raised in Ethiopia, he was a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and practised and taught general internal medicine in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for almost 23 years. He also had a subspecialty in gastroenterology and research focus on liver diseases in Ethiopia. He was professor of medicine and, for a time, dean of the medical faculty at Addis Ababa University. From 1994-2001 he was a general internist in Grand Falls-Windsor, Nfld., and from 2001 until retirement in 2014 he was with Hamilton Health Sciences/McMaster University, retiring as professor emeritus.”

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