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Prof. Desowitz was once described by a book reviewer as "a veritable Sherlock Holmes of parasites and pathogens."

Dr. Robert S. Desowitz is internationally renowned as a teacher, lecturer, and researcher of malaria and other diseases.    He is Emeritus professor of Tropical Medicine and Medical Microbiolgy at the University of Hawaii and is currently Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  He lives in Pinehurst, North Carolina.  [adapted from Who Gave Pinta to the Santa Maria (1996)
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