Robert Galbraith Heath, MD, DMSci (1915–1999)

  title={Robert Galbraith Heath, MD, DMSci (1915–1999)},
  author={Lippincott Williams Wilkins},
  pages={286 - 286}
  • L. Wilkins
  • Published 25 January 2000
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neurology
Dr. Robert Heath, former chairman and founder of the combined Department of Psychiatry and Neurology of the Tulane Medical School, died September 24, 1999, at his home in Florida, of intractable heart failure. Dr. Heath infused the department with his philosophy that the disciplines of psychiatry and neurology had an inherent unity that could and should not be divided. He believed that the brain is the organ of behavior and that human behavior is a consequence of CNS activity. During the 1940s… 
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Cryptococcosis in Organ Transplant Recipients: An Overview

  • R. VilchezJ. FungS. Kusne
  • Medicine, Biology
    American journal of transplantation : official journal of the American Society of Transplantation and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons
  • 2002
It is prudent to recommend that organ transplant recipients avoid birds or areas contaminated with bird droppings, as data point out differences in the isolation of the fungus from soil samples with higher concentrations of Cryptococcus in areas frequented by birds or contaminated by bird Droppings.