Members in the News - In Memoriam
Herman Zaiman 1917-2007
Herman Zaiman, MD, died Sept. 10, 2007, in Valley City, N.D., at the age of 89.
Dr. Zaiman, a longtime ASTMH member, spent his career as a radiologist and educator until retiring in 2000. He taught at Einstein College in New York. He also co-authored several medical texts, including "Photographic Case Studies in Gastroenterology: Diagnostic Tests for the Practitioner" in 1992. Additionally, his writing has appeared in journals such as the Journal of Histochemistry & Cytochemistry and the American Journal of Pathology.
His "A Pictorial Presentation of Parasites" is a seminal image collection that will remain a valued resource for those in the tropical medicine and hygiene field for decades to come.
Born in Peekskill, N.Y., in 1917, Dr. Zaiman earned a bachelor's and masters degrees from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, and later received an MD from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn. He served in the U.S. Navy as a naval aviator during World War II.
Dr. Zaiman is survived by children: Leslie Eldib-Zaiman, Kit Grider-Zaiman, Karin Mirtsoupolis-Zaiman, Richard Zaiman, Stevan Zaiman, and Stuart Zaiman; brother Joseph Zaiman; 13 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
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