Molecular biology professor Dr. Adel Mahmoud died of a brain hemorrhage in New York on Monday| Jun 14, 2018
On Monday, June 11, molecular biology professor Dr. Adel Mahmoud died of a brain hemorrhage in New York. He was 76 years old.
Mahmoud was known for his experience in the realm of global health. According to a University statement, he was admired for his ability to transform scientific knowledge into life-saving technology, namely vaccines.
On campus, Mahoud played a vital role in the development of the Global Health Program, and taught in the Woodrow Wilson School.
He grew up in Cairo and immigrated to the U.S. in 1973.
The University announced Mahmoud's death on Wednesday, June 13.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Dr. Sally Hodder, and a son, Jay Thornton.