Richard M. Rothberg, M.D., FAAP, died November 21. He was 52.
Dr. Rothberg was a professor of pediatrics and chief of the pediatric allergy/immunology and pulmonology section at the University of Chicago. He also served as director of the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Wyler Children's Hospital, operated by the university.
He was active in the National Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and was among the first physicians to use bone marrow and other types of transplants to treat children born with severe immune deficiency problems.