Milan R. Uskokovic | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 94 Issue 10 | p. 60 | Obituaries
Issue Date: March 7, 2016

Milan R. Uskokovic

Department: ACS News
Keywords: obituaries

Uskokovic, 91, died on May 11, 2015, in Towson, Md.

“Milan was born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, and was a member of the resistance during World War II. He met his late wife, Nada, who predeceased him by exactly five weeks, at Belgrade Polytechnic University. He was director of natural products research at Roche and was considered a leading researcher in vitamin D synthesis. He was inducted into the New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame in 1994. A lab at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island was dedicated in honor of his research mentorship.”—family of Milan Uskokovic

Most recent title: director of natural products research, Roche

Education: B.S., chemical engineering, Belgrade Polytechnic University; Ph.D., organic chemistry, Clark University, 1960

Survivors: daughters, Moira Bogrov and Lila Vidger, and five grandchildren

 

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