Memorial Service for Dr. Brisbane Today

first_imgMemorial service will be held today (July 29) for Dr. Samuel Brisbane, Sr., at the Geda A.M.E Church in Brewerville at 10a.m.Dr. Samuel Brisbane was head of the Emergency Department and Senior Consultant at the JFK Medical Center in Monrovia and the first Liberian doctor to die from the Ebola virus on July 26, 2014. He died at age 74.Dr. Brisbane was also employed with the Firestone Medical center in Duside, on the Firestone Rubber Plantation; where he spent a considerable length of his professional career, from 1974 until 2003. There, he served as an internist and later as the medical director until his retirement.The late Dr. Brisbane, was Liberia’s leading internist, headed the Emergency Unit at the JFK and saw most patients coming there for various treatments.He was buried at his home in Bomi County, less than 24 hours after he succumbed to the deadly Ebola virus.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more