oa Current Allergy & Clinical Immunology - ALLSA honours Professor H de V (Boet) Heese - a personal tribute M Haus : award

Volume 24, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1609-3607



On a cold, wintry Cape Town day, Friday 3 June 2011, Anne Hahn (Production Editor of ) and I, on behalf of the Allergy Society of South Africa, had the privilege of awarding Lifetime Honorary Membership to Professor H de V (Boet) Heese at his home in Rondebosch. The Allergy Society of South Africa has awarded this honour to this unique doyen of Paediatrics in this country 'in recognition of a lifetime of service and support in the disciplines of Paediatric Allergology and Pulmonology, and the mentorship of countless under- and post-graduate scholars in the pursuit of knowledge in these fields'. Prof Heese is now 82 years of age.

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