Dr. Thomas Fitzpatrick



Age: 83


Summary: dermatologist who developed a breakthrough treatment for psoriasis, who published the landmark textbook Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine in 1971, who also wrote a dozen other books on dermatology and produced more than 250 original scientific articles, and who was one of the first dermatologists to promote the importance of sunscreens.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: December 19, 1919


Died: August 16, 2003


Location: Lexington, Massachusetts