15 October 2009
Death of Dr. Dusan Djuric, Emeritus member of CR from SerbiaDr. Djuric, Emeritus member of the Collegium Ramazzini passed away September 11, 2009. Born in Belgrade in 1926 he worked as toxicologist in the Serbian Institute of Occupational Health almost his whole life. He had a PhD in toxicology and was involved in laboratory, field work as well as research. Among his numerous distinguished publications, he was the author one of the first publications on molecular toxicology.
Dusan was continuously being invited as WHO and ILO expert in Occupational Toxicology, Occupational Health, Occupational Hygiene and Safety to assignments in different developing countries. One of his contributions was a leading, organizing and managing as a director of eight consecutive International Courses of Occupational and Environmental Toxicology for Developing Countries held in Belgrade. Dr. Djuric is one of the earliest members of the Collegium Ramazzini, elected in 1988.