Category: Cornea

Remembering Jim Funderburgh

James L. Funderburgh, PhD

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Jim Funderburgh, Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Ophthalmology. Jim passed away on November 27, 2019 after a four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. He died quietly at home surrounded by his family. His obituary is available to read online. “This is a terrible shock for us to share”, said Dr. José-Alain Sahel, Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology. “We knew it might happen, but nobody can be prepared for the loss of such an outstanding scientist and unique human being”. Working with his wife Martha, Jim