Tag: In Memoriam

Rainer Engel

In Memoriam Rainer Engel, MD, FACS (1933-2018)

Rainer Engel, a very good friend and an active expert of the History Office of the EAU passed away on 6th January 2018. Born the third of nine children near Cologne, Germany, in 1933 his early years were heavily...

In Memoriam: John Wickham (1929-2017)

John Wickham was born in 1929 in West Sussex on England’s south coast. He studied medicine at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical School in London just after the Second World War. Initially he planned a career in neurology and then...

In Memoriam, Prof. Mostafa Elhilali (1937-2017)

With great sadness, the European Association of Urology announces the death of Prof. Mostafa Elhilali, whilst he was attending the American Association of Genito Urinary Surgeons meeting on Saturday, 29 April. Elhilali was born in Egypt and was awarded...

In memoriam: Prof. Dr. Jaakko Elo (1925-2017)

Eminent Finnish Urologist Prof. Dr. Jaako Elo passed away on Saturday 28th January 2017. He was 91 years old and is survived by his wife and three children. Jaakko Elo was born on 25 July 1925 in Kojkemäki, Finland....
In Memoriam: Rolf Ackermann 1941 - 2015

In Memoriam: Rolf Ackermann 1941 – 2015

The EAU is saddened to hear about the passing of Prof. Rolf Ackermann, on Wednesday, February 11th. He was a member of the EAU Management Committee (now known as the EAU Board) from 1992 to 1996 and has since...
In Memoriam: Chris Heyns 1949 - 2014

In Memoriam: Chris Heyns 1949 – 2014

It is a great loss to urology and with enormous regret that we report the death of Professor Chris Heyns on August 2, 2014 at the age of 65. He was an extremely inspiring colleague, friend and academic leader....