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Retired UVA Doctor Has Died On West Coast

Retired UVA Doctor Has Died On West Coast

Photo: WINA

An award-winning doctor who helped the University of Virginia create its Department of Rehabilitative Medicine has passed away. Dr. Richard Edlich (pictured right) was 74 when he died Christmas Day in Brush Prairie, Washington. Edlich battled multiple sclerosis for several decades and became a local and national advocate for the Americans With Disabilities Act. Former President Bill Clinton (pictured left) was among the national figures who recognized Edlich.  The photo is courtesy of the University of Virginia. Edlich came to UVA in 1972 and retired in 2001.

 

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