Maurice F. Rabb, Jr.

Born: 8/7/1932
Birthplace: Kentucky

Born in Kentucky, Maurice Rabb earned a B.S. in 1954, and an M.D. in 1958 from the University of Louisville. In an impressive medical career, Rabb served as director of the Illinois Eye Bank and Research Laboratory of the University of Illinois Medical School and as director of the Fluorescein Angiography Laboratory at the Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago. In addition he worked as co-director of the Sickle Cell Center at the University of Illinois Medical Center, and chaired the ophthalmology department at Mercy Hospital in Chicago from 1971 until 2005. Rabb also received awards in 1962 and 1964 for photographic work concentrating on the physiology of the inner eye. He was also a highly-regarded professor, tenured since 1977, at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

Died: 6/6/2005