Daniel C. Tosteson, the Caroline Shields Walker Distinguished Professor of Cell Biology, who served an extraordinary two decades as dean of Harvard Medical School, from 1977 to 1997, died peacefully on May 27 after a long illness. He was 84 years old.
A memorial service will be held to honor the life of Tosteson at the Memorial Church, Harvard Yard, Cambridge on Sept. 30 at 3 p.m. Please join us as we recognize his many contributions to Harvard Medical School and to the advancement of medical education and science.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Daniel C. Tosteson Fund for Innovation in Understanding and Healing the Human Being will be accepted at the Harvard Medical School, Office of Resource Development, 401 Park Drive, Suite 22W, Boston, MA 02215.