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