On this Day: August 24, 2004 | Death of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

24 August 2004: Death of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Swiss-American psychiatrist and academic (b. 1926) (Source)

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Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (July 8, 1926 – August 24, 2004) was a Swiss-American psychiatrist, a pioneer in near-death studies, and author of the internationally best-selling book, On Death and Dying (1969), where she first discussed her theory of the five stages of grief, also known as the “Kübler-Ross model“.[1]

Kübler-Ross was a 2007 inductee into the National Women’s Hall of Fame,[2] was named by Time as one of the “100 Most Important Thinkers” of the 20th century[3] and was the recipient of nineteen honorary degrees. By July 1982, Kübler-Ross taught 125,000 students in death and dying courses in colleges, seminaries, medical schools, hospitals, and social-work institutions.[4] In 1970, she delivered an Ingersoll Lecture at Harvard University on the theme On Death and Dying. (Source)

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