Benson R. Wilcox, MD, 1932-2010

May 11, 2010 -- We are sad to report the death of Benson R. Wilcox, M.D., a distinguished heart surgeon who served 29 years as chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He died at his home on May 11, 2010, after a courageous struggle with brain cancer.

Benson R. Wilcox, MD, 1932-2010 click to enlarge Benson R. Wilcox, M.D., 1932-2010

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 14, at 2 p.m. at Gerrard Hall on the UNC campus. Gerrard Hall is on Cameron Avenue, between Memorial Hall and the South Building, across from the Old Well.

Read Dr. Wilcox's obituary here.