Dr. James Edwin "Ed" Clement, UNC Horizons champion, dies at 87

The prenatal clinic at Shelton Station is dedicated to Dr. Clement and his partners in OB-GYN practice.

 Dr. James Edwin "Ed" Clement, UNC Horizons champion, dies at 87 click to enlarge Dr. Ed Clement

Dr. James Edwin Clement ("Ed") of Greenville died Thursday, October 26 after a brief illness.

Dr. Clement was an alumnus of UNC-Chapel Hill and the first OB-GYN east of I-95. He was a mentor of Dr. John Thorp, McAllister Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and chief of the Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology. The prenatal clinic at Shelton Station, the new UNC Horizons building, was dedicated to him, along with his partners Dr. Robert G. 'Bob' Deyton and Dr. Edgar S. 'Dick' Douglas, in January 2017. Read more about the dedication.

"We have lost a true friend and OB-GYN leader in North Carolina," said Dr. Daniel Clarke-Pearson, Robert A. Ross Professor and Chair at UNC OB-GYN.

To read Dr. Clement's obituary, click here.

To contribute to UNC Horizons in his memory, click here.

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