July 13th 2022
John Radford Froines, PhD, a powerful advocate for social justice, a leader in occupational and environmental health, and a Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini died on July 13, 2022 in Santa Monica, California. He was 83. His death was caused by complications of Parkinson’s disease.
John Froines is best known as a member of the famed Chicago Seven, the group accused of conspiring to incite a riot during the 1968 Democratic National Convention. That aspect of John’s life is brilliantly recounted in his New York Times obituary of July 14, 2022
May 30th 2022
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Dr. Raúl Harari. Raúl was born in 1948 and passed away on May 30th, 2022, with his family at his side.
Raúl was born in Córdoba, Argentina. He held a Medical Degree from the National University of Córdoba, Argentina, a Specialization in Public Health from the Central University of Ecuador and a Doctoral Degree in Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene from the University of Milan, Italy. After working as a medical practitioner in Internal Medicine for a few years in Argentina, he moved to Ecuador during the years of the military dictatorship. In Ecuador, he worked as a medical practitioner in rural Andean areas. Subsequently in Quito, he did a pioneering effort aimed at improving safety at work and preventing occupational diseases, in cooperation with local unions. Raúl advised many Ecuadorian trade unions in dozens of collective bargaining agreements.
February 13th 2022
October 18th 2021
The Collegium Ramazzini mourns the death of our dear friend and Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini, Professor Yonah Amitai of Israel, who died on October 16, 2021 at the age of 74.READ MORE
September 17th 2021
Read the obituary of CR Fellow, Morris Greenberg just published in the British Medical Journal. The article was written by John Illman and is called “Morris Greenberg: occupational health specialist on a lifelong quest to make the world asbestos free”
August 23rd 2021
Morris Greenberg, one of the earliest members of the Collegium Ramazzini, died on August 19th. Please click below to read his eulogy, prepared by CR Fellow Barry Castleman and the CR statement issued in 2011 when Morris won the Ramazzini Award.READ MORE
August 13th 2021
The Collegium Ramazzini sadly announces the death of former CR Fellow, Robert "Bob" rinsky. Click below to read the words of the eulogy prepared for him by the CDC.READ MORE
April 11th 2021
We sadly report that Collegium Ramazzini Emeritus Fellow, Vito Foà passed away on 19 October 2020.
November 20th 2020
With great sadness, the Collegium Ramazzini announces the death of Professor Lygia Therese Budnik a very engaged Fellow of the Collegium since 2014. Lygia passed on November 20, 2020 after her long, valiant battle with cancer.READ MORE
June 24th 2020
June 15th 2020
With great sadness, the Collegium Ramazzini announces the death of Professor Eula Bingham, long-time Fellow and Past President of the Collegium Ramazzini, a globally recognized champion for the health and safety of working people. Here below is the text of her Eulogy and attached a document with poignant memories of Eula from her community of friends and colleagues around the world.READ MORE
March 2nd 2020
Collegium Ramazzini Fellow (emeritus) Dr. Charles Xintaras passed on March 2, 2020, at the age of 91 years, 6 months, in peace at his daughter's home in Cincinnati, Ohio.READ MORE
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