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Celebrity Deaths in Medicine

  • Dr. Donald Henderson, 87 (2016)

    Dr. Donald Henderson

    Dr. Donald Henderson, epidemiologist who led the effort that eliminated smallpox, has died at the age of 87, according to multiple news sources. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. Alfred Knudson, 93 (2016)

    Dr. Alfred Knudson

    Alfred Knudson, pioneer of cancer genetics, has died at the age of 93, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. Arnold Klein, 70 (1945 - 2015)

    Dr. Arnold Klein

    Dr. Arnold Klein, dermatologist to the late Michael Jackson and other Hollywood celebrities, has died in Palm Springs, California, according to The Associated Press. He was 70. RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) - Dr. Arnold Klein, dermatologist to the late Michael Jackson and other Hollywood celebrities, has died in Palm Springs, California. The Riverside County sheriff-coroner's office says the...

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  • Jamie Zimmerman, 31 (1983 - 2015)

    Jamie Zimmerman

    Jamie Zimmerman, a medical doctor and reporter with ABC News' medical unit, has drowned while on vacation in Hawaii, according to The Associated Press. She was 31. NEW YORK (AP) - Jamie Zimmerman, a doctor and reporter with ABC News' medical unit, has drowned while on vacation in Hawaii. She was 31. Zimmerman apparently lost her footing while trying to cross the Lumahai River on Kauai's...

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...

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