Ralph F. Hirschmann (1922-2009)

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of our esteemed colleague Prof. Ralph F. Hirschmann. Prof. Hirschmann passed away peacefully on June 20.

A memorial celebration of Ralph's life and work will be held in the Irvine Auditorium, located at 3401 Spruce Street on the campus of the University of Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia on July 14 at 3 PM. For further information on the University of Pennsylvania memorial celebration, please contact Chris Jeffrey, Department Administrator, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, 215.898.9722,cjeffrey@sas.upenn.edu 

In lieu of sending flowers, it is respectfully requested you consider making a donation to any of the following entities, or to the charity of your choice:

Doctors Without Borders USA

National Kidney Foundation of Delaware Valley

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Department of Chemistry

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