The Covid Catalogue Gone To Soon Dr. David Katzenstein
The Covid Catalogue remembers, Dr Katzenstein, a virologist and researcher at Stanford. The doctor died on January 25 in Harare, Zimbabwe, where he had moved after retiring in 2016. He died at 69. His stepdaughter Melissa Sanders-Self said that the cause was Covid-19.
David was born on January 3, 1952, in Hartford, Connenticut to Henry Katzenstein, a physicist, and Constance Katzenstein, a clinical psychologist.
He graduated from the University of California, San Diego, with a bachelor’s degree in biology, in 1973 and received a medical degree there in 1977. He taught at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Minnesota until 1986, after his residency in San Diego.
Dr Katzenstein helped advance the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of H.I.V. and A.I.D.S. He also made those methods available to medium and low-income patients in sub-Saharan Africa for 35years.
He was married to Sharon Mayers, who died in 2007. He has left behind his sisters, Ruth Souza and Amy Harrington; his brother, Rob Katzenstein; his stepdaughter, Melissa; two step-grandsons; and a step-great-granddaughter.