Michael Petrich

Michael Petrich

Michael Perich, age 46, died on October 11, 2003. He was killed in a single-vehicle car accident. The LSU West Nile research scientist was wearing his seat belt and drowned. He was an LSU professor who helped fight the spread of the West Nile virus. Perich, who was...
Dr. Assefa Tulu

Dr. Assefa Tulu

Dr. Assefa Tulu, age 45, died June 24, 2004. Dr. Tulu joined the health department in 1997 and served for five years as the county’s lone epidemiologist. He was charged with tracking the health of the country, including the spread of diseases, such as syphilis,...
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