In Memoriam.
Article Type: In memoriam
Subject: Medical publishing (Officials and employees)
Urologists
Pub Date: 10/01/2009
Publication: Name: Canadian Urological Association Journal (CUAJ) Publisher: Canadian Urological Association Audience: Academic Format: Magazine/Journal Subject: Health Copyright: COPYRIGHT 2009 Canadian Urological Association ISSN: 1911-6470
Issue: Date: Oct, 2009 Source Volume: 3 Source Issue: 5
Topic: Event Code: 540 Executive changes & profiles
Persons: Biographee: Dessureault, Paul; Glenn, James Francis; Irvine, Alan
Geographic: Geographic Scope: Canada Geographic Code: 1CANA Canada
Accession Number: 209056582
Full Text: CUAJ honours its members and friends who have passed away. We invite colleagues of the deceased to submit brief remembrances. Please limit your notice to 200 words. Send your notice to journal@cua.org or fax it to 514 395-1664.

Dr. Paul Dessureault

Dr. Dessureault died on July 4, 2009, at the age of 87 in Laval, Quebec. He graduated from Universite de Montreal in 1949. He had been practising urology at Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital in Montreal since 1954. He has served as Professor, Program Director and President of the Quebec Urological Association. He inspired many young physicians in choosing urology and was instrumental in training dozens of urologists now practising in Canada and abroad. He succeeded in passing on to his younger colleagues his scientific curiosity and his love of the profession. His example and his enthusiasm have launched many brilliant careers in urology. His high standards and his surgical skills are still an inspiration to all. Dr. Dessureault has founded the Paul-Dessureault Fund, whose objectives are to promote quality urology in Quebec and to favour scientific exchanges outside the province, to offer grants to postgraduates training in urology and, finally, to encourage clinical and basic research in urology. The fund is administered by the Universite de Montreal. Dr. Dessureault is survived by his wife Denyse, his daughter Claude, his sons Yves, Andre and Jean, who is also a urologist.

Dr. James Francis Glenn

Dr. Glenn died on June 10, 2009, at the age of 81 in Lexington, Kentucky. He was an internationally known urologist who was chief of urology at Duke University and dean of the Emory University School of Medicine before returning to his native Kentucky to continue his work. A Past President of the Societe Internationale d'Urologie, Dr. Glenn received that organization's highest honour in 2007. He was a former governor of the American College of Surgeons. He was named an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in England in 1987 and received a lifetime achievement award from the American Urological Association in 1994. He is survived by his wife, Gay Elste Darsie Glenn; two sons, Cambridge F. Glenn II and James M. Glenn; two daughters, Sara Brooke Glenn and Nancy Carrick Glenn Goldner; and 7 grandchildren.

Dr. Alan Irvine

Dr. Irvine died on June 25, 2009, at the age of 84 in Ottawa, Ontario. He died after a long struggle with complications resulting from prostate cancer. Dr. Irvine joined the Canadian Army at 18 and served in Europe in World War II. After the war, he returned to Canada and enrolled in medicine at the University of Toronto, graduating in 1952 with postgraduate specializations in surgery and urology. Dr. Irvine returned to Ottawa to start his urology practice at the Ottawa Civic Hospital in 1958, becoming Chief, Division of Urology in 1978 and Surgeon-in-Chief in 1983. Active in his professional community, he served as President of the Canadian Urological Association and the Canadian Academy of Urological Surgeons. He received the 1992 CUA Award. He also served as President of the Northeastern Section of the American Urological Association and worked for several years on testing committees and examination boards for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is predeceased by his daughter Leslie, and leaves behind his wife of 58 years Elizabeth (Buff), his son Joe (Christine) and his daughter Peggy (Richard).
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