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February 9, 2000

Hyman J. Zimmerman, MD

Author Affiliations

Obituaries Section Editor: Roxanne K. Young, Associate Editor.

JAMA. 2000;283(6):812. doi:10.1001/jama.283.6.812

Hyman J. Zimmerman, MD, died July 12, 1999, in Bethesda, Md, of cancer, just 1 week before his 85th birthday. At the time of his death, he held the position of visiting scientist, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC. Despite departing his last formal position in 1984, as professor of medicine and director of gastroenterology, George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, he remained active until his death as a distinguished teacher, scholar, and clinical researcher, serving as a distinguished physician at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC, with continuing professorial appointments at George Washington and Georgetown University Schools of Medicine, as well as at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences.

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