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Nazmiye Altıntaş
September 22
It's so hard to describe my feelings. Of course he was a very important researcher in the field of echinococcosis and zoonotic diseases. He was a respected person throughout the scientific world, an outstanding personality and an internationally recognized scientist....B... Continue Reading
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Majid Fasihi Harandi
September 22
Scientists and researchers across the world working on Echinococcosis and other parasitic zoonotic infections are indebted to the amazing contributions of Dr. Peter M. Schantz. Thank you Peter for the vision, inspirations and achievements you have given to us. We miss yo... Continue Reading
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Marshall Lightowlers
September 22
Peter Schantz was an inspiration to those in the cestode zoonoses field for over forty years. He was an insightful, innovative and effective scientist who designed and implemented research studies that made lasting contributions to their fields. Peter would give you his ... Continue Reading
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Tom Eng
August 30
I met Peter when I was in EIS in the 80s. He was a great mentor and human being. He was always generous with his time and never hesitated to share his advice and wisdom. Peter made huge contributions to health and society, he will be missed.
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Jeanette Stehr-Green
August 19
Peter was my EIS supervisor at CDC in the Division of Parasitic Diseases, Helminthic Diseases Branch from 1984-1986. Although international travel was curtailed during my time in EIS, Peter cobbled together a variety of domestic public health experiences for me ranging f... Continue Reading
Mathew Reeves
August 19
I did EIS in 1993. I was a veterinarian with a PhD from a vet school and was quite unsure about whether public health and the EIS program was the right choice for me. I remember talking with Peter. His wise counsel about careers for veterinarians in public health was rea... Continue Reading
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Trudy Lynn Dobbs
August 18
Our paths crossed several decades ago while I was in high school. It was an opportunity for aspiring scientists to spend a summer working at the CDC, where Dr. Shantz was lead of the program I was assigned to. He and my supervisor mentored me on an echinococcosis projec... Continue Reading
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Casey Barton Behravesh
August 18
Peter was a brilliant and kind man. As a veterinary student, I was lucky enough to share a long bus ride across Mexico with Peter on our way to a parasitology conference. We spent many hours talking during that bus ride and he gave me lots of great advice about my work a... Continue Reading
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Peter Chiodini
August 15
It was my good fortune to encounter Peter as a fellow Parasitologist. Our paths crossed in the field of Echinococcosis (hydatid disease) where Peter was indeed a giant. A role model for all aspiring to join our speciality and a wonderful human being. Please accept my sin... Continue Reading
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Nazmiye Altintas
August 11
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