Dr. Lewert, an internationally recognized authority on schistosomiasis, parasite invasiveness, and the biochemistry of host-parasite relationships died on 27 September 2003 at the Transylvania Community Hospital in Brevard, North Carolina. He was born on September 30, 1919, the son of Dr. Philip J. and Nell Bertholf Lewert. He received a B.S. degree from the University of Michigan in 1941, an M.S. degree from Lehigh University in 1943, and a Sc.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1948. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1944–1946. He was a diplomate in Parasitology of the American Board of Microbiologists. Dr. Lewert was an Instructor in Biology at Lehigh University from 1941 to 1943 and Hobart and William Smith Colleges from 1943 to 1944. He accepted a position as instructor in the Department of Bacteriology and Parasitology at the University of Chicago in 1948 and was subsequently promoted to...

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