Sung Chieh, M.D., FAAP, died Dec. 25, 1985, in his homeland, the People's Republic of China. He was 76.
A noted pioneer pediatrician in China, Dr. Sung was the first citizen of his country to become an AAP Fellow. He often is cited for his research in neonatology and in mental development of infants and children.
Dr. Sung was a committee member of the Chinese Pediatric Association, a professor of pediatrics at the Shanghai Second Medical University, vice chairman of the Pediatric Society of the Shanghai Medical Association and chief pediatrics consultant at the No. 6 People's Hospital of Shanghai.