PerspectiveRetrospective

David A. Hamburg (1925–2019)

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Science  07 Jun 2019:
Vol. 364, Issue 6444, pp. 940
DOI: 10.1126/science.aay0501

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David Allen Hamburg, who dedicated his life to relieving suffering and reducing the risk of global conflict, died on 21 April 2019 at age 93. His research on human development, stress, and behavior recast understanding of important sources of mental illness. Throughout his career, he shaped institutions and sought ways to bring people together for the causes of health, science, and world peace.