International BioIron Society

In Memory of Dr. Jerome L. Sullivan, III

Dr. Jerome L. Sullivan, III, the pathologist who first theorized of a link between heart disease and iron levels in the blood, died Friday, May 3, 2013, of complications from diabetes. He was 68 and is survived by his wife, five children and two grandchildren.

Dr. Sullivan, a physician, scientist and professor; was recognized around the world as the father of the “iron hypothesis,” which states that people with elevated levels of iron in their blood face a greater risk of heart attacks.

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posted: May 8, 2013