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Former CASBS Fellow Herb Abrams, 1920-2016

Feb 8 2016

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In Memorium

Herbert Abrams, a multi-faceted medical scholar and anti-nuclear activist, passed away on January 20. A long-time Stanford professor of medicine, Abrams was a CASBS fellow during 1980-81. His CASBS residency contributed to two edited books that are part of the Center's famed Ralph W. Tyler Collection.

Among many other accomplishments, Abrams co-founded the Nobel Prize-winning organization International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War.

Read appreciations and obituaries of Abrams in the San Francisco ChronicleStanford News, and the web site of Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation.

Stanford University will hold a memorial service for Abrams on March 19.