Prof. Marko Saric passed away

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Prof. Marko Saric passed awayIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing away of the ICOH Honorary Member Professor, Academician, Marko Saric of Croatia.

Marko was a distinguished professor, Institute Director and Academician in Croatia, in the famous Institute for Medical Research and Occupational Health, Andrea Stampar School of Medicine. He was highly active in ICOH, serving as the Board Member and as the President and the main the organiser of the most successful Dubrovnik ICOH 1978 Congress.

Through his personal contributions in toxicological research, as an educator and academician he was for decades a leading figure in the Croatian occupational health as well as at the Western Balkan and at European level. He educated a generation of occupational physicians and toxicologists in the Western Balkan and was a leading figure in the national development of occupational medicine in Croatia.

ICOH recognised Marko with the Honorary Membership and he was awarded with several national and international awards.

We express our condolences and participation in sorrow to Mrs, Dr. Saric and the family and the whole Croatian Occupational Health Community.