Fitzhugh Mullan

American physician
Fitzhugh Mullan testifying before Congress.

Fitzhugh Mullan (July 22, 1942 – November 29, 2019) was an American physician, writer, educator, and social activist. He worked in the founding of the Student Health Organization,[1] the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Seed Global Health, and the Beyond Flexner Alliance.

Mullan was a professor of Health Policy and Management and of Pediatrics at the George Washington University and the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute. He was an elected member of the National Academy of Medicine. He was born in New York City.

Mullan died on November 29, 2019 in Bethesda, Maryland of lung cancer at the age of 77.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. McGarvey, Michael R.; Mullan, Fitzhugh; Sharfstein, Steven S. (1968-07-11). "A Study in Medical Action — The Student Health Organizations". New England Journal of Medicine. 279 (2): 74–80. doi:10.1056/NEJM196807112790205. ISSN 0028-4793. PMID 5657015.
  2. "Public Health Pioneer and Pediatrician Fitzhugh Mullan Dies at Age 77". Newswire. Retrieved December 2, 2019.