Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Cardiology | Cardiovascular Diseases
On November 2, 2014, our friend and colleague, Joseph Vita, died after a short but gallant struggle with lung cancer at the age of 58. Joe was never a smoker and typically appeared 10 years younger than his age; thus, it was particularly shocking to many when he became ill so suddenly and in his prime. He will be sorely missed; his contributions to cardiovascular medicine were many and diverse. He was a brilliant investigator, a superb clinician, an outstanding mentor, and an expert journal editor.
memorial, in memoriam
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J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Jan 26;4(1):e001778. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.001778. Link to article on publisher's site
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Keaney JF, Loscalzo J. (2015). Joseph A. Vita, MD, 1956-2014. Cardiovascular Medicine Publications. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.115.001778. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/cardio_pp/90
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