2023-06-14

In Memoriam: Ivan Lee Cameron, Ph.D.


In Memoriam: Ivan Lee Cameron, Ph.D.
January 4th, 1934 – April 29th, 2023

It is deeply saddened to learn about that Dr. Ivan L. Cameron, a Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas Health Science Center whose work led to the development of anatomy and cell biology, died April 29th, 2023, at the age of 89. Ivan lived an amazing life and leaves a legacy of loving family.

Dr. Ivan Lee Cameron was the first Secretary General of the International Federation for Cell Biology (IFCB) founded in 1972. He also served as President, Vice-President, Treasure of IFCB, being active in IFCB for over 40 years.

Dr. Cameron was one of the founding fathers of the Medical School of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Additionally, Ivan founded the San Antonio chapter of the Sierra Club, in which he served as president for several years, and helped to establish the Shavano Park Police Department.

Read more about the obituary written by Kathleen Banse, daughter of Ivan.