In Memoriam - Dr. Robert Goyer



Robert Andrew Goyer, BSc, MD, FRCP(C)
June 2, 1927 - February 21, 2017 (Age 89) 

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Robert Andrew Goyer, Emeritus Professor of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

Dr. Goyer served for two terms as the Chair and Chief of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Western University and University Hospital, appointments he held until his retirement in 1992.

A clinical pathologist with special interests in pediatric pathology, Dr. Goyer was an internationally renowned expert in the toxicity of metals and interactions of toxic metals with nutritionally essential metals. He published over 170 journal articles, reviews and book chapters in this field of research.

Dr. Goyer and his wife returned to Chapel Hill, North Carolina after his retirement.