We are saddened to share that Emeritus Professor Kaye Ibbertson passed away on July 12, 2018. A former member of the Board of the AMRF, Prof Ibbertson was the first specialist endocrinologist in Auckland and became the inaugural Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Auckland’s School of Medicine. The contributions he made throughout his career to osteoporosis research, thyroid disease, growth disorders in children, and endocrinology education have helped countless people worldwide.
Read more about Prof Ibbertson and his seminal work with Sir Edmund Hillary’s Himalayan Trust in Kunde, Nepal, curing complications of iodine deficiency in the population, from the AMRF 2005 Annual Report. Click image