AAI In Memoriam

Ruth Kirschstein

Longtime AAI Member Ruth Kirschstein Remembered

Fond, Admiring Remembrances Abound for Pioneering NIH Scientist and Administrator, Recipient of 2002 AAI Public Service Award

In the wake of her October 2009 death, Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D., AAI '65, was the subject of a wide range of remembrances issuing from many corners within the scientific community and beyond. Tributes on various NIH and National Library of Medicine websites, profiles in leading newspapers and scientific publications, and blog entries posted by colleagues, former mentees, and other admirers attest to her remarkable career and to the extraordinary professional and personal impact she had on so many.

Tributes included the day-long NIH celebration, "A Tribute to Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D.: Inspiring the Best in Others," held on May 17, 2010.

Linked below are additional publications and resources (past interviews; video tribute; archived photos; etc.) highlighting Dr. Kirschstein's life and work.

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