Robert F. Kallman, a past president of the Radiation Research Society and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Radiation Oncology at Stanford University, died August 8, 2003 at Stanford Medical Center after a lengthy battle with lung disease.

Born May 21, 1922, in Brooklyn, NY, Bob grew up in Woodmere, Long Island, NY, and attended Hofstra College, receiving his A.B. in 1943. He served as a medic in the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II, then attended graduate school at New York University, receiving a Ph.D. in Biology in 1952. With his first wife Frances “Pat” Green, Bob moved west in 1952 to join the Radiological Laboratory at the University of California at San Francisco. In 1956 Henry S. Kaplan, then head of the Department of Radiology at Stanford, recruited Bob to the medical school at its new location on the Palo Alto campus....

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