Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Dr. Stephen Schwartz Covid 19 Memorial Bead Portrait Project

Dr. Stephen Schwartz
Died 17 March 2020

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Dr. Stephen Schwartz Covid 19 Memorial Project Bead Portrait

Dr. Stephen Schwartz was an American pathologist at the University of Washington. He researched vascular biology, investigating the structure of blood vessels and smooth muscle cells. He died during the COVID-19 pandemic due to complications brought on by COVID-19 on March 17, 2020 age 78.

Dr. Schwartz received a Bachelor of Arts in biology from Harvard University in 1963 and a Doctor of Medicine from Boston University in 1967. He started a residency at the University of Washington in 1967, also receiving his Ph.D. in pathology from the institution in 1973. He was the Associate Chief of Pathology at the United States Navy Medical Center from 1973 to 1974.

At the University of Washington, he was an assistant professor of pathology from 1974 to 1979, an associate professor from 1979 to 1984, and then a full professor from 1984 until his death. He was an adjunct professor in the medicine and bioengineering departments. He helped found the North American Vascular Biology Organisation, and create the Earl P. Benditt Award, which he received in 2001.


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