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Tribute to Bernard Becker

We note with sadness the passing of Bernard Becker, M.D. Dr. Becker, who served as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences from 1953-1988, was a friend and mentor to many of us. He will be truly missed.

A Memorial Service in honor of Bernard Becker was held Friday, November 22nd at 1 pm. (Streaming Video of Memorial Service)

Links to Obituaries, Wash.U Record, Becker Medical Library, STL Post-Dispatch.

"The Archives and Rare Books section in the Bernard Becker Medical Library is internationally recognized and includes one of the nation’s finest historical book collections, including the Bernard Becker rare book collection in ophthalmology." Link:The Bernard Becker Collection in Ophthalmology and Optics

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