Vajinder Toor

Vajinder Toor

Vajinder Toor, 34, Died April 26, 2010. He was shot and killed outside his home in Branford, Conn. Toor was a postdoctoral fellow at the Yale School of Medicine who was working with the infectious disease section of Yale-New Haven Hospital.
Laurent Bonomo and Gabriel Ferez

Laurent Bonomo and Gabriel Ferez

Laurent Bonomo and Gabriel Ferez, both 23, died July 3, 2009 after being bound, gagged, stabbed and set alight. Laurent, a student in the proteins that cause infectious disease, had been stabbed 196 times with half of them being administered to his back after he was...
John R. La Montagne

John R. La Montagne

John R. La Montagne, age 61, died on November 2, 2004. Montagne Died while in Mexico, no cause stated, later disclosed as pulmonary embolism. He was a PhD and Head of US Infectious Diseases unit under Tommie Thompson. Montagne Was NIAID Deputy Director and an expert...
Dr. John Badwey

Dr. John Badwey

Dr. John Badwey, age 54, died on July 21, 2004. Dr. Badwey was a Scientist and accidental politician when he opposed disposal of sewage waste program of exposing humans to sludge. Badwey suddenly developed pneumonia like symptoms then died in two weeks. He was a...
Dr. Leland Rickman

Dr. Leland Rickman

Dr. Leland Rickman, age 47., died on June 24, 2003. Rickman died while on a teaching assignment in Lesotho, a small country bordered on all sides by South Africa. He was a UC San Diego expert on infectious diseases and, since September 11, 2001 a consultant on...
Carl Urbani

Carl Urbani

Carlo Urbani, age 46, died in April 2003 in Bangkok from SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) – the new disease that he had helped to identify. Thanks to his prompt action, the epidemic was contained in Vietnam. However, because of close daily contact with...
Steven Mostow

Steven Mostow

Steven Mostow, age 63, died on March 25, 2002. He was one of the country’s leading infectious disease and bioterrorism experts and was associate dean at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. He died in a plane crash near Centennial Airport. He was...
Elizabeth A. Rich, M.D.

Elizabeth A. Rich, M.D.

Elizabeth A. Rich, M.D., age 46, died on July 10, 1998 in a traffic accident while visiting family in Tennessee. She was an associate professor with tenure in the pulmonary division of the Department of Medicine at CWRU and University Hospitals of Cleveland. She was...
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